Tag Archives: history

Egyptian Pharaoh

by

Several rooms around the central room where the sarcophagus stood the young king, who died when he was only 18 years old. Numerous trunks with clothes, jewelry, shoes, vessels filled pantries. At the entrance stood a statue of the pharaoh guarding the door that led into the central room. When the door was opened, scientists saw the solid gold a wall decorated with turquoise tiles. It was a huge box – sarcophagus occupies almost the entire room. On one side of the box doors were sealed with the seal of the name of and closed by a bronze bolt. David Zaslav might disagree with that approach. Three thousand years have passed since the stamp was imposed pharaoh these doors. When the first case was withdrawn, under it was a second, equally ornate.

The space between the first and second sarcophagi were filled things. Here were two magnificent golden vane of ostrich feathers, wonderful alabaster vessels and many other valuable things. The third coffin was made of precious carved and gilded oak. When removed, and it is beneath him was the sarcophagus of pink granite of great beauty. After removing the cover, the scientists saw gilded bed, which was a sarcophagus in the shape of a mummy diapered.

He was covered with sheets of gold and glittering jewels. The last case in which lay the mummy of , wrapped in a linen shroud in 1916, was made of pure gold. On the face of the mummy was a gold mask, a portrait of the young pharaoh. On the mummy found a huge amount of gold jewelry – necklaces and bracelets. On the feet were wearing gold sandals shod, fingers and toes are enclosed in gold cases. Treasures found in the tomb of the young king, had no price. But this was not the richest Funeral Egyptian rulers. What are the untold riches should encompass the burial of other, more powerful rulers of Egypt! It is no coincidence Babylonian king wrote to the Egyptian Pharaoh: 'My brother, gold in your country as much as the sand '. Not for nothing that the inscriptions found in pyramids, compared with the deceased pharaoh by the sun god Ra, the supreme deity of the Egyptians. Who knows what other secrets hidden pyramid?

Central Asia

by

Curtains – a familiar detail of the interior of any room, they are present in all areas from modest apartments to palatial houses. Imagine a room with no curtains, of course you can, but to call such a cozy interior is clearly impossible. Blinds windows give us a subconscious feeling of security from the outside world and an aesthetic pleasure from the contemplation of the soft folds of beautiful fabrics. When the first man decorated his house curtains? Probably this story a design dates back to the days when the cave man, hiding from the cold air curtain entrance to the cave with the skins of animals. For those curtains have appeared on the doorways between the chambers of ancient castles, and were designed to protect them residents from walking near the huge halls of the draft. In fact here and there the word "curtain" – from the French "door." In each country developed its own characteristics of interior textiles: curtains design, materials for the manufacture of curtains – all associated with the climate and culture of the country, as well as its traditions. For example, for India, China, France and Italy, the traditional material for curtains was silk, and for England and Scotland – wool. With respect to Central Asia and America, there used cotton, but in Russia – flax. In Greece, Egypt and the curtains were only a simple blade of light fabric, draped in cascading, horizontal and other types of folds. Ability home decorating fabric or valued almost below the ability to create artful drapery of ancient costume.