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Paperblog Pick in History

Caroline of Ansbach – Portrait of the Week

Caroline Wilhelmina of Brandenburg-Ansbach, after Kneller, 1716. Photo: National Portrait Gallery, London.It seems very apt to be kicking off a new month and what looks set to be... Read more

Paperblog Pick in History

Ancient Egyptian Ceremonies and Rituals Video

Ancient Egyptian Ceremonies and RitualsAncient Egyptian religion expressed the complexity of the relationships between humanity, the world and the divine, with inventiveness and... Read more


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    The Glove of King TutankhamunThe glove of King Tutankhamun is the same as a modern glove. A glove would be in the shape of the hand and have five fingers like... Read more

    The 22 April 2014 by   Egyking
  • Tutankhamun Statue Holding the Insignia of Osiris

    The Statue of Tutankhamun Holding the Insignia of OsirisThis statue is one of six that survive of the eleven Osiride sandstone figures that were attributed to... Read more

    The 22 April 2014 by   Egyking
  • Shawabti of Tutankhamun with Nubian Wig

    One of many shawabties that were found in the tomb of King Tutankhamun. They portray the king with a young face but differ in details such as the hairstyle or... Read more

    The 22 April 2014 by   Egyking
  • Vase Flanked by the Symbol of United Egypt the Semataway

    This beautiful vase has a long cylindrical neck with a circular lid, a rounded belly decorated in relief with many flower petals and two elegant handles. Read more

    The 22 April 2014 by   Egyking
  • Fashion Rules at Kensington Palace

    Evening gown, probably Norman Hartnell, early 1950s. Lent by kind permission of HM the Queen. Photos: Melanie Clegg.Although there’s a distinctly Georgian... Read more

    The 21 April 2014 by   Mmeguillotine
  • The Glorious Georges at Kensington Palace

    ‘In 1727, King George II succeeded to the British throne: a German born, military man with a penchant for punctuality and a glamorous succession of mistresses. Read more

    The 20 April 2014 by   Mmeguillotine
  • The Glorious Georges at Hampton Court Palace

    ‘In 1714, King George I arrived in London: an obscure German prince who spoke little English, spectacularly elevated to the British throne. Read more

    The 19 April 2014 by   Mmeguillotine
  • Soul Imprisonment

    As the American empire advanced toward and eventually swept over the Great Plains during the mid to late 1800s, attempts were made to persuade the Plains Indian... Read more

    The 19 April 2014 by   Cris
  • The Story of the Easter Egg

    Decorated eggs and the consumption of their chocolate counterparts have become the overriding symbol of Easter, synonymous with the perceived role of Santa... Read more

    The 17 April 2014 by   Frontiergap
  • Irwin Stone’s Impact on Pauling

    Linus Pauling and Irwin Stone, 1977.[Part 2 of 2]Four years after Irwin Stone first convinced Linus Pauling to start taking megadoses of vitamin C, Pauling... Read more

    The 16 April 2014 by   Scarc