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First evidence of comet striking Earth found in Egypt

This image shows Tutankhamun's brooch, which celebrates the ancient Egyptian pharaoh with a dazzling scarab made of yellow silica glass, which scientists say was likely formed from a comet impact millions of years ago.

One of the most well recognized Ancient Egyptian statues Menkaure and his Queen, Dynasty IV, ca. 2490–2472 BC. Graywacke, approx. 4’ 6 1/2” high. Currently located at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.  Menkaure is portrayed in the familiar Egyptian pose standing as if at attention with his left leg extended forward, his arms held stiff at his sides, and his fists clenched holding some unidentified cylindrical objects. His stance appears assertive, indicative of his power.  The statue is a…

One of the most well recognized Ancient Egyptian statues Menkaure and his Queen, Dynasty IV, ca. Currently located at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Menkaure is portrayed in the familiar Egyptian pose st

This statue depicts an Egyptian man that is wearing a Schenti (a wrapped skirt around the waist), a decorated apron, possible gold bracelets and armlets, a wesekh collar (a decorated, traditional rounded collar), sandals, no evident hair or makeup, and a uraeus headpiece (a headdress with a cobra).  It can be assumed that this man is in the upper part of the Egyptian social status, possibly as a court official or a noble.

Tomb Guardian in King Tut's Tomb. Photographed at the King Tut Museum in the Luxor Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada