Tag Archives: Egypt

Summary On First Liquid Stone Experiment

After a year of aging in the corner, the results of a first very rough test of ‘liquid stone’ tech as it might have evolved from junk on an Egyptian trash heap near an embalming site or near a glass or clay working shop. Continue reading

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Who were the People Of The Sea?

The Sea People are a mystery of ancient history. They swept over the Mediterranean and almost into Egypt as civilizations fell during one of the Dark Ages of ancient times. A mixed crew of unknown origin, they then faded back from whence they came. I think there are some speculative clues that may point to who they were. Continue reading

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Akhenaton – I think I like this guy

Some wisdom for the ages from Akehenaton. His sayings, as it were. Continue reading

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Two households, full time job, bi-coastal, and more

A riff on current issues, my busy life, and a broader vision of how stepping off the line of attack is the best solution. Continue reading

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Hekla-ing Egypt

Are historical patterns repeating to some extent? Is the Egypt / Hittite / Sea People / Canaan pattern shaping up for a repeat? Does Hekla play a role in that repeating dynamic? And can past “Intermediate Periods” give us a clue what happens when cold times, volcanoes, and political unrest mix in the region? Continue reading

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