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Archaeologists Find Long-Lost Sun Temple in Egypt – ARTnews.com

Archaeologists have long believed that Egypt’s pharaohs only ever built six sun temples, structures that were intended to establish rulers’ status as gods while they were still alive. But only two such structures had ever been found—until this week, when an archaeologist said he had discovered the remains of a third one in Abu Ghurab. According to CNN, the third know sun temple dates ...

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Ancient Egyptian Sun Temple Discovered—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter.  The Headlines A HUGE NIGHT IN MANHATTAN. Yesterday evening, at Sotheby’s headquarters on York Avenue, 35 works from the prized collection of Harry and Linda Macklowe went under the hammer over the course of 90 minutes—and every one of them sold, for a total haul of $676.1 million with fees. Angelica Villa has a report for ARTnews . It was a strong result for the house, which ...

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Ritualistic Tools Found at Egypt’s Temple of the Pharaohs – ARTnews.com

Egyptian archaeologists have discovered a set of artifacts at the Temple of Pharaohs, an ancient structure about 60 miles east of Alexandria. The artifacts may have once been used in religious rituals, and could potentially shed light on some of the ceremonies that took place at the temple around 2,700 years ago. The find was announced by the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities ...

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New Roman Temple Discovered in Ancient Phoenician City – ARTnews.com

A new Roman temple has been discovered by archaeologists in the ancient Phoenician city of Tyre, located off the coast of Lebanon. The joint excavation, led by María Eugenia Aubet (Pompeu Fabra University of Barcelona), Ali Badawi (General Directorate of Antiquities of Lebanon), and Francisco J. Núñez (Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Warsaw), focused on the massive structure. Two phases of construction ...

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Temple alumna’s coloring book supports Philly nonprofits – The Temple News

Debora Charmelus, a 2015 communication studies alumna and creative producer of “Draw To Action,” holds the coloring book at Bok on 9th Street near Mifflin on Jan. 22. | JEREMY ELVAS / THE TEMPLE NEWS An eclectic collection of figures, including Benjamin Franklin in a medical mask, Garfield the cat on a skateboard and a variety of Philadelphia sports mascots, adorn the pages of ...

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