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Amazing Ancient Egyptian Painting "Birds in an acacia tree, wall painting from Tomb of Khnumhotep III, Beni Hasan, Middle Kingdom" ca. 1950-1900 BCE. We can recognise the hoopoe bird (Upupa epops).

Egyptian Glazed Terracotta Cat Statue on Stand. Ptolemaic, (Ca, 304-30 BCE Possibly Saïte, 26th Dynasty, 664-525 BCE.) 20.35cm.

The Dead sea Scrolls. Between 1947 and 1956 Qumran has been the most important archaeological site of the world . In this period a collection of 972 ancient texts in 11 different caves has been found. The majority of them are made of parchment or papyrus, mainly written in Hebrew and Aramaic and few in Greek. http://paolo-deadseascrolls.blogspot.com/2011/06/final-report.html

From the Egyptian Book of the Dead, a spell to transform into a horned snake. The Papyrus of Ani, 1275 BCE.

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