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Happy New Year from Ancient Egypt

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Enjoy this collection of ancient Egyptian images of rebirth, renewal, and regeneration!  All details are original photos from the tomb of Ramses VI (KV 9).

Happy New Year!

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  1. David Caldecoat01-10-2011

    Lovely photos from the tomb of Ramses IV, the one thing that i really enjoy about looking at Egyptian tomb paintings
    is the freshness of the colour and the detail.

    • Art of Counting01-10-2011

      Thank you, David! It really is astonishing how crisp and fresh the paint is in the rare locations where it survives to this level. During my work, I took 900+ images in this tomb and I wish I’d shot 1000 more–it never fails to take my breath away.

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