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Structure of the Pyramids

  The Pyramid Texts are linked to the conception of the world as solar circuit, where the Sun crosses the sky on its daytime boat and the afterlife in that night. This conception is not only reflected in their vision dell’oltremondo, but also in the structure of the rooms which show the lyrics. These rooms…
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02/25/2021 0

The Valley of the Kings

For the ancient Egyptians it was very important that the deceased be buried with a funeral kit that would help the soul to be reborn to eternal life: they were in fact convinced that death put an end only to earthly life and that when the soul, always present, is it would be reunited with…
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02/21/2021 0

The stone of the Phoenix

  In 1994 Robert Bauval and Adrian Gilbert wrote a book entitled The Mystery of Orion. The work, which has since been published in twenty languages and is still available, was based on the theory developed by Bauval, then new, according to which the pyramids of Giza intended to represent the “belt” of the Orion…
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01/27/2021 0

The Papyrus of Ani

The Papyrus of Ani is one of the most complete versions of the Book of the Dead we have, hence its fame. It was composed during the nineteenth dynasty, around 1275 BC, for Ani, royal scribe of Thebes, and his wife Tutu, priestess of Amon. The papyrus was composed by joining six different sections, varying…
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01/25/2021 0

LA VALLE DEI RE

Per gli antichi egiziani era molto importante che il defunto venisse sepolto con un corredo funebre che aiutasse l’anima a rinascere alla vita eterna: erano infatti convinti che la morte poneva fine solo alla vita terrena e che quando l’anima, sempre presente, si sarebbe riunita con il corpo avrebbe iniziato una nuova vita ultraterrena. Ecco…
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01/23/2021 0

Il realismo amarniano

  Il profondo cambiamento ideologico di Akhenaton non poteva che essere accompagnato da un’innovazione altrettanto radicale nella rappresentazione artistica. Se l’arte egizia è facilmente riconoscibile come tale, allo stesso modo, all’interno di questa, è semplice distinguere il peculiare stile amarniano. La figura del sovrano, ha un tocco androgino: è infatti rappresentato con fianchi larghi, ventre…
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01/02/2021 0

The Barque of Isis

The revelations of the prophet of Amon-Râ, which opened out to the new initiate such vast horizons over himself and over the universe, doubtless produced a profound impression, when uttered from the observatory of a Theban temple, in the clear calm of an Egyptian night. The pylons, the white roofs, and terraces of the temples…
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12/21/2020 0

La barca di Iside – l’iniziato e la dea

Le rivelazioni del profeta di Amon-Râ, che aprirono al nuovo iniziato orizzonti così vasti su se stesso e sull’universo, produssero senza dubbio un’impressione profonda, quando pronunciate dall’osservatorio di un tempio tebano, nella limpida calma di una notte egiziana. I piloni, i tetti bianchi e le terrazze dei templi giacevano addormentati ai suoi piedi tra gli…
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12/17/2020 0

THE MYSTERY OF AKHENATEN’S EMPTY TOMB

  Archaeologists have never given up the hope of one day finding the burial place of Pharaoh Akhenaten, who disappeared in mysterious circumstances after 17 years on the throne, and was succeeded by his son Tutankhamun. Some archaeologists are even looking for the king’s tomb far away from the Nile Valley, in the desert of…
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12/09/2020 0

The concepts of Ankh, Ba and Ka

  The concepts of ka, ba, and akh were formulated for the first time within the Pyramid Texts. These texts are a collection of funeral formulas suitable for the protection and rebirth of Pharaoh in the Lamb. The formulas represent a ritual that allows the passing of the deceased to the world beyond, where it…
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11/23/2020 0