The tomb of Menna, TT69, is one of the most beautiful in the Theban Necropolis. In this article I describe the tomb, and offer practical advice on how to visit it.
Month: July 2019
When visiting the Valley of the Kings you can buy a photography ticket which allows you to take photographs in three tombs. Which are the best tombs to take pictures in? In this article, I’ll give my personal recommendation for the top three tombs.
A scene showing seven cows and a bull, accompanied by four oars, is very commonly seen in tombs and funerary papyri of the New Kingdom and beyond. In this article I explain the meaning of this scene.
In this article I explain how the calendar worked in ancient Egypt, and how dates were written.
In this article I describe the important points to consider when deciding what cameras (and lenses) to take on a trip to Egypt.
Egyptians viewed the afterlife as a perfect version of Egypt in which they’d live an idealised agricultural existence while enjoying their home life and hobbies to the full.
In this article I show you all the photographic equipment I take with me on my trips to Egypt, and explain why I take each item.
Where can you take photographs in Egypt and how much does it cost to do so? Read this article to find out!
The way that Egyptian history is organised can be rather confusing to the uninitiated. In this post I explain what dynasties, kingdoms and periods are all about.