Run, Seti, Run!

13 08 2018

Cover of the June 1992 issue of Smithsonian magazine, featuring an article poking fun at sports.
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Eye in the Sky

26 04 2018

Just purchased – a crystal pendant engraved with the eye of Horus, from Alex and Ani. It is iridescent, changing from blue to orange depending on what is worn beneath it or the type of light that it is exposed to. Check out the other Egyptian inspired pieces in their collection!





Don’t Be Mine

13 02 2018

Happy Feel-Left-Out-if-You’re-Single Day! This Valentine card is probably from the 1940s, and just to be a tease I did not scan the interior. Complete the rhyme however you like! I just love how Egypt can be worked into the most arbitrary list of unrelated things.

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Cryptic

9 01 2018

This short-sleeved summer shirt is covered in an invented hieroglyphic pattern. Courtesy of the designers at Claiborne, c. 1990-present day.

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Christmas Greetings

22 12 2017

Circa 1940

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Have a Coke With…

1 11 2017

Sometime around the 1960s, Coke promoted their soda with decorative caps featuring various famous people, including Cleopatra. Refreshing!

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Good Manners are Timeless

19 10 2017

A clever 2014 cartoon by Scott Hilburn parodying one of our most beloved modern sayings.

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