Category: alexandria

Sculpted head of a veiled woman Known as …

Sculpted head of a veiled woman

Known as La Dame d’Alexandrie, and similar to many Ptolemaic royal portraits, her identity has yet to be conclusively established. The hair is dressed in cork-screw curls beneath a veil. 

Greek marble. Ptolemaic Period, ca. 305-30 BC. Now in the Graeco-Roman Museum, Alexandria. Photo

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“I am nothing special, of this I am sure. I am a common man with common thoughts and I’ve led a common life. There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten, but I’ve loved another with all my heart and soul, and to me, this has always been enough..”

📍 Alexandria. Egypt 🇪🇬#iregipto#egyptpassion

Fifty shades of blue 💙 📍 ALEXANDRIA. EGYPT …

Fifty shades of blue 💙

📍 ALEXANDRIA. EGYPT 🇪🇬 #iregipto #egyptpassion #alexandria
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I took a journey, back to that time. Where eve…

I took a journey, back to that time.
Where everything was elegant and colorful.
It was all about simplicity and beauty ..

📍Alexandria Sea Food. Egypt 🇪🇬 #iregipto #egyptpassion#alexandria
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Choose your own patterns, create your own visi…

Choose your own patterns, create your own vision and live your own tomorrow!

إختار ألوانك، إخلق رؤيتك وعيش بكره بطريقتك!
📍 El Raml Station. Alexandria. Egypt 🇪🇬 # iregipto #egyptpassion #alexandria (at Alexandria, Egypt)
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تشتري؟ #Alexandria #egypt #photography #black…

تشتري؟
#Alexandria #egypt #photography #blackandwhite #streetphotography #غزل_البنات #landscape (at Alexandria, Egypt)
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Started from here 🏡 #Alexandria #egypt #phot…

Started from here 🏡
#Alexandria #egypt #photography #streetphotography #family #gathering #photographyislifee #here (at Alexandria, Egypt)
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Gender, age of Alexandria sarcophagus remains …

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The Ministry of Antiquities announced on Sunday that archaeological studies on the skeletons from the Alexandria sarcophagus discovered in July have identified the genders, ages and height of the remains through anthropological screening.

Chief of the Central Administration of Antiquities in Lower Egypt, Nadia Khadr said that “The first skeleton was a woman aged between 20 and 25 years-old, and was between 160 and 164 cm. The second was a man aged between 30 and 35 years-old, measuring between 160 and 165.5 cm.”

“The third skeleton was a man aged between 40 and 44 years-old. He had a strong body, with measurements of 179 and 184.5 cm,” she said.

Mostafa Wazeri, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, added that the research team also found gold chips from badges, which are currently are being studied. Read more.

Don’t ask for guarantees. And don’t look to be…

Don’t ask for guarantees. And don’t look to be saved in any one thing, person, machine, or library. Do your own bit of saving, and if you drown, at least die knowing you were heading for shore.

📍Alexandria . Egypt 🇪🇬 #iregipto #egyptpassion #alexandria
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