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Egyptian Tomb Holds Door to Afterlife
fox news ^ | 3-29-10 | Associated Press

Posted on 03/29/2010 10:09:27 AM PDT by cajuncow

CAIRO -- Archaeologists have unearthed a 3,500-year-old door to the afterlife from the tomb of a high-ranking Egyptian official near Karnak temple in Luxor, the Egyptian antiquities authority said Monday.

These recessed niches found in nearly all ancient Egyptian tombs were meant to take the spirits of the dead to and from the afterworld. The nearly six-foot- tall slab of pink granite was covered with religious texts.

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TOPICS: History; Religion; Science
KEYWORDS: afterlife; door; egypt; egyptian; godsgravesglyphs; granite; tomb

1 posted on 03/29/2010 10:09:28 AM PDT by cajuncow
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To: SunkenCiv

FYI


2 posted on 03/29/2010 10:09:45 AM PDT by cajuncow
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To: cajuncow

I find it interesting that women ruled this region before Muslems took over.


3 posted on 03/29/2010 10:12:05 AM PDT by GILTN1stborn
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To: cajuncow
Is it surrounded by a round disk with chevrons all the way around it and a ramp leading up to it?
4 posted on 03/29/2010 10:19:36 AM PDT by rightsmart
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To: cajuncow

The nearly six-foot- tall slab of pink granite was covered with religious texts.

So how exactly does a dead guy open a granite door? Sorry, couldn’t resist. I’ve been to the temple of karnack at Luxor. Amazing!


5 posted on 03/29/2010 10:21:01 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: cajuncow

6 posted on 03/29/2010 10:24:51 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: GILTN1stborn

Contrary to the Feminist movement devotees, women have held high positions of power in every era and epoch.


7 posted on 03/29/2010 10:25:28 AM PDT by Anitius Severinus Boethius
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To: cajuncow
"The door came from the tomb of User"

They found the door from the tomb of "Newbie", but it was all wrong and stupid.

8 posted on 03/29/2010 10:26:25 AM PDT by DannyTN
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To: rightsmart
I have been reading the “5000 Year Leap”. I believe that everyone should read this book so that they can gain the knowledge about the constitution and Why the founders used the language they used to put that document together.
So please if you have not read this book please do. If you have read the book get as many people as possible to read it.
Patriot1962
9 posted on 03/29/2010 10:30:24 AM PDT by Patriot1962
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To: DannyTN

“They found the door from the tomb of “Newbie”, but it was all wrong and stupid.”

A-w-w-w, go easy on em’ DannyTN! (I’m giggling, though...you made me laugh)


10 posted on 03/29/2010 10:30:56 AM PDT by MWestMom (Tread carefully, truth lies here.)
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To: GILTN1stborn

this one ruled as a he-she. She was a “man” baby, at least she dressed and acted like one. She was a King, not a Queen

And then she went and forgot to close the door to hell-
D’OH!

Who you gonna call?


11 posted on 03/29/2010 10:33:24 AM PDT by silverleaf (Karl Marx was NOT one of America's Founding Fathers)
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To: JoeProBono

Where are the 72 virgins that are supposed to be waiting on the other side?


12 posted on 03/29/2010 10:34:19 AM PDT by cajuncow
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To: rightsmart
Like this?

Probably not.

13 posted on 03/29/2010 10:35:17 AM PDT by magslinger (Cry MALAISE! and let slip the dogs of incompetence.)
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To: cajuncow

14 posted on 03/29/2010 10:36:40 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: Anitius Severinus Boethius

So where do you think Nancy Pelosi will want her pyramid constructed at tax payers’ expense?


15 posted on 03/29/2010 10:38:35 AM PDT by cajuncow
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To: JoeProBono

At this moment, I am so glad that I am not a man having to face THAT as a reward on the other side.


16 posted on 03/29/2010 10:41:32 AM PDT by cajuncow
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To: cajuncow

I like the version of this they used in Dr. Phibes Rises Again (1972).


17 posted on 03/29/2010 11:42:53 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: cajuncow
Is it supposed to tip forward and fall on you?


18 posted on 03/29/2010 12:34:03 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (The money goes to the health care of people who do not even take care of their health.)
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To: Anitius Severinus Boethius
Much to the detriment of mankind.
19 posted on 03/29/2010 12:36:22 PM PDT by Little Bill (Carol Che-Porter is a MOONBAT.)
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To: Patriot1962; LS

Get a copy of LS’s book, “The Patriots History of the United States”, to go with it. Good reading!Available at WALMART, buy several and pass them around.


20 posted on 03/29/2010 12:41:16 PM PDT by Little Bill (Carol Che-Porter is a MOONBAT.)
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To: Little Bill

Hatshepsut
Deborah (Judge of Israel)
Cleopatra
Boudica
Empress Theodora
Elanor of Aquitaine
Catherine the Great
Elizabeth I
Victoria I

Detrimental? Really?


21 posted on 03/29/2010 12:49:02 PM PDT by Anitius Severinus Boethius
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To: Anitius Severinus Boethius

You forgot Zenobia of Palmyra


22 posted on 03/29/2010 1:01:22 PM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: Anitius Severinus Boethius

Cleopatra, Ceasar, Marc Antony.
Boudica, Fail.
Eleanor of Aquitaine, Two time looser.
Victoria I, Figure head.
Empress Theodora, hear say, possibly a spine stiffener during the Nika Riots, Procopus is a doubtful commentator.</p.


23 posted on 03/29/2010 1:06:17 PM PDT by Little Bill (Carol Che-Porter is a MOONBAT.)
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To: Little Bill

But how are they detrimental to mankind?


24 posted on 03/29/2010 1:06:58 PM PDT by Anitius Severinus Boethius
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To: rightsmart
LOL...I think it proves that Joseph Smith was right when he translated "Reformed Egyptian".

Photobucket

25 posted on 03/29/2010 1:13:23 PM PDT by greyfoxx39 (ObamaLand: Ignore the inner-city minority gangs, send the FBI after white Christian militia.)
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To: Anitius Severinus Boethius
What did they accomplish? Not much, except to prolong war, and kill off their subjects and condemn them to slavery.

The influence that they put forth was the same as the town pump, I am me, come and worship.

26 posted on 03/29/2010 1:30:06 PM PDT by Little Bill (Carol Che-Porter is a MOONBAT.)
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To: Little Bill
You sure seem to be dismissive of women in power, but you sure seem short of specificity of why it was detrimental to mankind for them to have been in power.
27 posted on 03/29/2010 1:34:06 PM PDT by Anitius Severinus Boethius
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To: Anitius Severinus Boethius
You might of noticed that those that you mentioned accomplished nothing of note except to be mentioned in History, as women, except for Lizzy the First, whom I like, being of English descent and all.

History is the story of Kings and Wars, not T&A, which seemed to be detrimental to the advancement of civilization, even Queen Maude reminds me of my dear ex, never accomplished anything.

28 posted on 03/29/2010 1:52:29 PM PDT by Little Bill (Carol Che-Porter is a MOONBAT.)
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To: rightsmart

No, lol. From time to time I do see a REAL picture from the Pyramids of a person coming through what is clearly a gate. It is shaped more like the doors we have today than anything Egyptian. It is a recent discovery that was found after the book Stargate was written. I keep looking for a still shot of it but so far only video. Oh and the person coming through has a classic head of a god from the Egyptian period. I have written the Egyptian Museum asking for a picture but I have not heard back.


29 posted on 03/29/2010 1:59:27 PM PDT by mad_as_he$$
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To: Little Bill

Catherine the Great did nothing of note? Deborah of Israel did nothing of note?

Bring up the terms “T&A” shows the respect you have for women in general and the crude and crass nature that you have developed for yourself.

I have learned more than enough about you and your views.

Shame on you.


30 posted on 03/29/2010 2:20:54 PM PDT by Anitius Severinus Boethius
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To: cajuncow; SunkenCiv

I guess the stone was raised to mark the fall of the house of User??


31 posted on 03/29/2010 2:26:14 PM PDT by wildbill (You're just jealous because the Voices talk only to me.)
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To: Anitius Severinus Boethius
I am sorry you take that view, I am crude and crass and I learned that in my youth.

I used to watch Wonder Woman, mainly for the T&A, with my kids but having spent a couple of tours in Viet Nam as an Infantry NCO, I was amused, A, 2/35 Inf, D, 3/4 Cav, 25 Infantry Division, I was amused that mommy was always right.

I have always supported the Roman Solution in Forign Wars. As as far as I can see manipulation not direction is woman role in Strategy.

32 posted on 03/29/2010 2:54:26 PM PDT by Little Bill (Carol Che-Porter is a MOONBAT.)
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33 posted on 03/29/2010 3:44:33 PM PDT by SunkenCiv ("Fools learn from experience. I prefer to learn from the experience of others." -- Otto von Bismarck)
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To: cajuncow

I’m a little put off that the afterlife is Art Deco.


34 posted on 03/29/2010 3:53:45 PM PDT by Dr.Deth
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To: wildbill

Maybe UserRa....


35 posted on 03/29/2010 3:54:16 PM PDT by SunkenCiv ("Fools learn from experience. I prefer to learn from the experience of others." -- Otto von Bismarck)
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To: cajuncow

“Egyptian Tomb Holds Door to Afterlife”

Keep the freakin’ thing closed!


36 posted on 03/29/2010 4:05:24 PM PDT by Grimmy (equivocation is but the first step along the road to capitulation)
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To: Anitius Severinus Boethius
Margaret Thatcher.
Golda Meier.
37 posted on 03/29/2010 9:54:33 PM PDT by Ken H
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To: Anitius Severinus Boethius

Good thing Mohammed wasn’t a woman or the Middle East would be a mess.


38 posted on 03/29/2010 10:10:27 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: piasa

It’s all straight and orderly now?


39 posted on 03/29/2010 10:11:51 PM PDT by Pan_Yans Wife
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To: Pan_Yans Wife
oops...

</sarc>

40 posted on 04/04/2010 2:39:41 AM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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