King Tut Revealed By A.R. Williams He was just a teenager when he died. Inside King Tut’s subterranean burial chamber, against a backdrop of sacred murals, Zahi Hawass, head of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities, removes padding to reveal the young pharaoh’s remains. Clues From Top ... Did the young pharaoh die from a blow to the head? As evidence, they cite an x-ray taken in 1968, which shows a fragment of bone in the skull cavity—emptied by embalmers, according to custom. The maturity of the skeleton and wisdom teeth confirms that Tut was about 19 years old when he died. ... to Bottom About five feet six inches tall (1.7 meters) and slightly built, Tut was in excellent health—well fed and free of any disease that would have affected his physique. Tut’s funerary equipment—including chariots, bows, arrows, and throwing sticks —indicates that he had learned to hunt and fight like a proper pharaoh. Splendor of the Inner Sanctum Guide to the Great Beyond In his defense, Carter really had little choice.
Bric à Book Ministère de la culture - Direction générale des patrimoines - Service des musées de France - Joconde, portail des collections des musées de France BOUDIN Eugène, Venise, La douane et Notre-Dame-de-la-Salute, huile sur bois, 1895, Reims, musée des beaux-arts © Christian Devleeschauwer1/28 Costume de China Poblana, Mexique, coton, laine, sequin, perle de verre, 4e quart 19e siècle, 1er quart 20e siècle, Barcelonnette, musée de la Vallée, © BERNARD Jean2/28 MAISON J ROTHSCHILD & Fils et RHEIMS & AUSCHER, Modèle de landau à huit ressorts, crayon graphite sur papier bristol, 4e quart 19e siècle - 20e siècle, Compiègne, musée national de la voiture et du tourisme © Arkhênum ; Compiègne, musée national de la voiture et du tourisme - utilisation soumise à autorisation3/28 Portrait de Tiberius Gemellus ? DE DIETRICH, Saint Georges terrassant le dragon, bas-relief, fonte moulée, entre 1950 et 1960, Reichshoffen, musée historique et industriel, musée du fer © Pommois Etienne28/28
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NOVA | Explore Ancient Egypt Explore Ancient Egypt With 360-degree and other imagery, walk around the Sphinx, enter the Great Pyramid, visit tombs and temples, and more. Want to walk around the Sphinx? Clamber inside the Great Pyramid of Giza and seek out the pharaoh's burial chamber? View From Top You are now standing atop Khufuís Pyramid, 45 stories above the Giza Plateau. Other things to look for as you navigate around the summit are the Sphinx, Khufu's three Queens' Pyramids, greater Cairo, and—hard to miss—Khafre's Pyramid. Descending Passage Length: 192 feetWidth: 3.5 feetHeight: 4 feetAfter ducking into the Great Pyramid at its entrance 55 feet up its northern face, you begin working your way carefully down the Descending Passage. Subterranean Chamber Length: 46 feet (planned)Width: 24 feet (planned)Height: 17.5 feet (planned)This unfinished chamber, lying nearly 100 feet below the surface of the Giza Plateau, is closed to the public. Do you see the small grated opening across the room from the entrance? Sphinx
Exploring Maya 2014 with DuncanComputer Graphics Creating a Texture Based Pose Space Deformer in Maya 392 Views0 Likes Creating a Texture Based Pose Space Deformer in Maya This video shows how to create a texture based pose space deformer (PSD) in Maya using the closest Point On Surface utility node and the Ramp texture node. A text... Character UV Mapping and Unwrapping process in Maya 2015 1.16K Views0 Likes Character UV Mapping and Unwrapping process in Maya 2015 How to make character UV MAPPING a simple process in this short tutorial. Tips for Working with Maya Blend Shapes 1.41K Views0 Likes Tips for Working with Maya Blend Shapes by Daryl Obert Some cool tips to get the most out of Maya's Blendshapes by Daryl Obert. maya, maya rigging tutorials, maya tutorials, tutorials, maya blend shape basics,... Autodesk Maya Tips and Tricks 7.84K Views0 Likes Autodesk Maya Tips and Tricks by Daryl Obert Daryl is going to reveal his Maya Tips and Tricks in Animation, Dynamics & Effects, Modeling, and Rendering in Maya. 1.81K Views0 Likes
New clues illuminate mysteries of ancient Egyptian portraits WASHINGTON — Scientists are getting a clearer picture of how ancient Egyptians painted lifelike portraits that were buried with mummies of the depicted individuals. These paintings sharply departed from Egyptians’ previous, simpler artworks and were among the first examples of modern Western portraits, archaeologist and materials scientist Marc Walton reported February 14 at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The “mummy portraits” date to more than 2,000 years ago, when the Roman Empire controlled Egypt. Three such portraits of Roman-era Egyptians, found more than a century ago at site called Tebtunis, were created by the same artist, said Walton, of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. Many pigments in the portraits probably came from Greece, Walton said. Walton plans to study 12 more Egyptian mummy portraits, as well as paintings of women in pink garb and ones of military gods that have also been found in Egyptian tombs.
These Funny Pictures Prove That Kids are Basically Very Tiny Insane People. - Ice Trend Having a kid is weird. Your life will transform into essentially two oscillatingÂ extremes of super boring and crazy-go-nuts out of control. One minute you’re watching your kid finish his dinner at glacial speed, the next moment you’re chasing him around trying to get him back in the tub. 1.) 2.) 3.) 4.) 5.) 6.) 7.) 8.) 9.) thechive 10.) 11.) 12.) 13.) 14.) 15.) 16.) 17.) 18.) If an adult acted this way would would instantly put him in a clinic. Ancient Egypt - Ancient History Under Ahmose I, the first king of the 18th dynasty, Egypt was once again reunited. During the 18th dynasty, Egypt restored its control over Nubia and began military campaigns in Palestine, clashing with other powers in the area such as the Mitannians and the Hittites. The country went on to establish the world’s first great empire, stretching from Nubia to the Euphrates River in Asia. In addition to powerful kings such as Amenhotep I (1546-1526 B.C.), Thutmose I (1525-1512 B.C.) and Amenhotep III (1417-1379 B.C.), the New Kingdom was notable for the role of royal women such as Queen Hatshepsut (1503-1482 B.C.), who began ruling as a regent for her young stepson (he later became Thutmose III, Egypt’s greatest military hero), but rose to wield all the powers of a pharaoh. All of the New Kingdom rulers (with the exception of Akhenaton) were laid to rest in deep, rock-cut tombs (not pyramids) in the Valley of the Kings, a burial site on the west bank of the Nile opposite Thebes.
In Charted Waters - Evolution of the World Map as it was Explored Maps are among the most accessible assets we can use accurately, whether it’s an old print or the newest mobile app. Still, it took centuries for people to truly understand the geography of the world. Here, we show how our knowledge has grown and developed over time… Scroll to begin the journey Atlantic Ocean Mediterranean Sea Black Sea Britain Thailand Cambodia Sumatra Java China NorthAmerica Africa Indian Ocean Uzbekistan Azores CapeVerdeIslands Cape ofGood Hope The Bahamas Cuba Haiti DominicanRepublic VirginIslands EastAfrica Trinidad SouthAmerica Madagascar Philippines PapuaNewGuinea PacificOcean Japan Siberia Antarctica CapeYork Tasmania NewZealand Australia Carthaginians reach the Atlantic Oceanfor the first time. Herodotus prefaces his Histories with a description of the lands known to him. Britain appears forthe first time on a map. Western traders reach Thailand, Cambodia, Sumatra and Java, as well as China. Approximate date for the Viking discoveries of America for which they had different names.
Carnegie Museum of Natural History: Life in Ancient Egypt Life in Ancient Egypt Welcome to Life in Ancient Egypt, a companion online exhibition to Walton Hall of Ancient Egypt at Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Carnegie Museum of Natural History has acquired Egyptian artifacts since its founding and now holds about twenty-five-hundred ancient Egyptian artifacts. The most significant of these objects, over six hundred of them, are displayed in Walton Hall of Ancient Egypt. In the hall the artifacts are displayed in relation to the daily life and traditions of the people who made them, so that the objects are seen in the context of the culture. To present a cohesive picture of ancient Egyptian society, its technology, its social system, and its beliefs, we have arranged the objects in several thematic areas. You may choose from the links to the left or follow the suggested path by clicking the Next button on each screen.
Rome cité des jeux : introduction page suivante page précédente Avant d'entreprendre l'étude des textes relatifs aux "jeux", il est important de rappeler quelques notions essentielles à propos de l'origine, de l'importance, de l'organisation et des aléas de ce que nous appelons communément aujourd'hui "jeux du cirque". Ce bref rappel évitera que l'on se pose les mêmes questions à propos de chaque texte et il éclairera la compréhension par l'explication préalable de certains termes techniques. D'origine étrusque, les jeux avaient, au départ, un caractère privé et ils étaient surtout offerts à l'occasion des funérailles (ludi funebres). En effet, les Romains avaient repris aux Etrusques l'usage barbare d'immoler sur le tombeau des guerriers morts des prisonniers de guerre ou des esclaves. La célébration des jeux relevait du culte et avait originellement un caractère sacral : leur date figurait au calendrier officiel et ils se déroulaient à l'occasion de grandes fêtes religieuses. 6.