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A piece on the Academia.edu site by Peter Robinson about some Egyptian-esque architecture in Manchester.
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+Etienne Rémy It is - I've just been going through all my bookmarks and downloading loads of articles :-)
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Brit winner Paloma Faith, who went on anti-Thatcher rallies in her pushchair, has asked Guardian columnist Owen Jones to appear with her on stage. It’s time pop stars stopped being sheepish, says the outspoken singer
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Day 4 of The Satire of the Trades over on my +Digital Egyptology page :-)
 
The Satire of the Trades #4: the carpenter

Today's victim is the carpenter, focussing on the long hours and physical exhaustion. Better than claw-hands and smelling of fish roe, if you ask me :-)

The carpenter who wields an adze,
He is wearier than a field labourer,
His field is the timber, his hoe the adze.
There is no end to his labour.
He does more than his arms can do,
Yet at night he kindles light.

#Egyptology   #AncientEgypt   #Satire  
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Tiny hieroglyphs engraved around the edges.
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+Vin Brown I have to admit that I can't see enough detail to be sure ...
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Good.
Gender-neutral clothing line for girls featuring designs with mathematical symbols and dancing ninjas breaks Kickstarter record
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For all my Australian friends, good news - Levinson Wood just posted to his Walking the Nile Facebook page that the series will  be coming to Channel 9.

If you're not on FB, Lev's also on Twitter - you can find him at @WalkingTheNile.

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For sure - trying to squeeze around 9 months'-worth of travel into four hours must've been tricky. I'd hope there'll be a lot more in the book.
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The ash-colored man was discovered sitting in a lotus position on Tuesday. It's suggested to be a teacher of the Lama Dashi-Dorzho Itigilov.
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This made me chuckle :-)
Noel Gallagher has reportedly gone to great lengths to avoid Courtney Love over the years – once locking himself in a hotel room to side-step her "rowdiness".
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+Aakheperure Merytsekhmet​ To be honest, I'd probably hide from her too :-)
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Fascinating stuff!
From the Anglo-Saxon migration to the rise of internet slang, here's
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We don't yet have a reliable history for this period; there is no sign on the continent of migration to Britain; though we may surmise the points from which some set sail, we can't be sure that those points were their homeland. Examination of apparently settler inhumations in Britain has not told us where on the continent they may have come from. The fortifications of the Saxon Shore are pre-Saxon settlement by at least a century. The ship of Sutton Hoo looks to have come from southern Sweden. I wouldn't trust anything written in the name of Gildas.
I think we have a long way to go on this.
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Changes are a-coming ...

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FINALLY! Big changes for Google+
Google+ will soon be split into Photos and Streams. The social network and the photo management offering are now being headed by Google product VP Bradley Horowitz, taking over from ...
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Extolling the virtues of being a scribe

From The Schoolbook, aka Papyrus Lansing:

By day write with your fingers,
recite by night.
Befriend the scroll, the palette.
It pleases more than wine.
Writing for him who knows it is better than all other professions.

You were a boy and born into a fortunate family if you went to school in ancient Egypt.

Boys were schooled with the purpose of becoming a scribe, and they would spend hours carefully (or, sometimes, not so carefully) copying out texts as part of their learning.

This is one of those texts.

It tells the reader how fantastic it is to be a scribe, and how awful other trades were.

Considering the number of errors within the text, it's likely this was a copy written out by a student, rather than being a master from which the students copied.

This papyrus is known as 'Papyrus Lansing', after Rev Dr Gulian Lansing, who discovered the papyrus in the 19th century.

The whole piece is written on six pieces of papyrus, in the hieratic script, with this quote being on the second sheet.

The papyrus is now in the British Musuem, and the page this quote is from is here: http://ttshr.co/1BFmQwo

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There should be more telly ads like this.
A new Snickers Super Bowl commercial recasts the classic television show The Brady Bunch with Steve Buscemi and an ax-wielding Danny Trejo in the roles of daughters Marcia and Jan by editing the tw...
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  • University of Liverpool
    Postgrad Diploma Egyptology, 2005 - 2007
  • University of Liverpool
    BA Egyptology, 2001 - 2004
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