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Talatat – Akhenaten’s Stone Diaries by – Anand Balaji »

Talatat – Akhenaten’s Stone Diaries by Anand Balaji

Elephantine-Southern border town & trading post of Ancient Egypt. »

Elephantine-Southern border town & trading post of Ancient Egypt 2

Herodotean Anthropology: Review of the account comparing Egyptian and Persian skulls in Antiquity Francesco M. Galassi, Lorenzo Lazzarini and Hutan Ashrafian »

HERODIAN ANTHROPOLOGYby F.GALASSI, L. LAZZARINI & H.ASHRAFIAN

Understanding the Human Brain in Ancient Egypt – Sophia Aziz »

Understanding the human brain in Ancient Egypt – Sophia Aziz

TESSA OUTING NOVEMBER 2015 »

This year, 2015, TESSA annual outing was to Hartenberg Wine Estate in the beautiful Stellenbosch area.  Despite a slightly chilly wind we all enjoyed the wine tasting and comments over the relative merits of the different wines was great fun! The food platters were delicious as well, with such delicacies as Parma ham and olives, all accompanied by glasses [...]

TESSA OUTING NOVEMBER 2014 »

TESSA members visited Paarl to view the Egyptian-inspired architectural elements at the Paarl Gymnasium; thanks to Anlen Boshoff for her commentary and explanations of the features. Then on to view the small but interesting collection of AE artefacts at the Wellington museum, again thanks to Anlen for her explanations and commentary. A tapas-style lunch with [...]

TESSA Day School July 25th 2015 »

REPORT ON THE 2015 TESSA DAY SCHOOL  -  By Anthony Humphreys The 2015 TESSA Day School took place on 25th July at a new venue – Belmont Square in Rondebosch.  The topic was “Aspects of Ancient Egyptian Art.” Speakers were Keith Grenville –  “Symbolism in Ancient Egyptian Art.” Prof. Anthony Humphreys – “Art and Nature thus [...]

The Mummy’s Curse – the Tale of the ‘Unlucky Mummy’ »

The Mummy’s Curse – the Tale of the ‘Unlucky Mummy’. by Jane Mulder

On the face and identity of the Great Sphinx of Giza: A medico-anthropological review – by Francesco Galassi »

On the face and identity of the Great Sphinx of Giza: A medico-anthropological review.

Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown…Hatshepsut, Thotmes III and Senenmut – by Keith Grenville »

Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown….by Keith Grenville