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Jason Leppert April 26th, 2012 04:56 PM

'Twilight of the Pharaohs': A 'Must See' Exhibit in Paris
 
'Twilight of the Pharaohs': A 'Must See' Exhibit in Paris
by Barbara Ferguson and Tim Kennedy

Egyptology and antiquity fans won't want to miss this displayed collection of precious treasures in Paris.

Paris, FRANCE -- A jewel-box mansion in the middle of Paris holds a surprising exhibition that brings together, for the first time ever, precious treasures from the last period of the Egyptian Pharaonic dynasties.

Read more: 'Twilight of the Pharaohs': A 'Must See' Exhibit in Paris

What are your thoughts on this new exhibit?

MercedMike April 27th, 2012 12:55 PM

Twilight?
 
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Originally Posted by Jason Leppert (Post 1426600)
'Twilight of the Pharaohs': A 'Must See' Exhibit in Paris
by Barbara Ferguson and Tim Kennedy

Egyptology and antiquity fans won't want to miss this displayed collection of precious treasures in Paris.

It certainly looks like a beautiful exhibit. I would love to see it.

But what a strange name. A "Twilight" lasting 1000 years? America should be so lucky as to end that way. In fact this length of time covers several of the normal periods of Egyptian history which are very different. It has about half of the New Kingdom, the Third Intermediate Period, the Late Kingdom, and the Ptolemaic Dynasties in it. It is very strange that a scholar would choose to chop up the traditional divisions in this way and lump them all under a sort of made up title.


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