Day: April 3, 2021

Culture

Golden parade: Egypt walks its mummies through Cairo in a solemn and propaganda spectacle | Culture

Aboard extravagant vehicles and to the beat of live music performed by a great orchestra, 22 mummies of kings and queens of ancient Egypt have paraded through Cairo this Saturday afternoon, after sunset, in an unprecedented and solemn procession pharaonic. The royal parade has started at the gates of the historic Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, […]

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Unpublished photographs by Nicolás Muller

Unpublished photographs by Nicolás Muller

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The unearthed photos of Lora Webb Nichols

The unearthed photos of Lora Webb Nichols

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Egypt: The great parade of the mummies takes over Cairo | Culture

Two men spend this week in Cairo in front of a sign announcing the parade.MOHAMED ABD EL GHANY / Reuters For the astonishing spectacle to be complete, it would only be necessary for Boris Karloff, Patricia Velásquez’s Anck-Su-Namum and Tutankhamun himself (who lies in his tomb in the Valley of the Kings) to also parade […]

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Son Oms Field: The airport that destroyed a national monument | Culture

At the beginning of the 20th century, the great prehistoric ceremonial center of Son Oms in Palma (Majorca) It had a hundred buildings, including a sanctuary, three talayots (tower-shaped buildings), a 25-meter tumulus with tiers and circular corridors, an artificial grotto, a necropolis, a labyrinthor … In 1964, there were only about ten visible and, […]

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Catalan volunteers in the kibbutz: in search of the last socialist utopia | Culture

Socialism was being practiced on the shores of the Mediterranean. The most idealistic Israelis founded communal farms that spread out on the fringes of that tragic lot called the Promised Land. An arid territory to recover and where to sow the epic of the new man, the one who worked the fields during the day […]

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