About Me

Overseeing work at the temple early in day. Dangeil 2009.

Yours truly overseeing work at the temple early in the day (Dangeil 2009).

Really. I am a real archaeologist. I even have the hat. (The hat is pretty much the only thing a real archaeologist has in common with Indiana Jones.) Mine, I have to admit, is pretty awesome. I love my Tilley. Not only am I an archaeologist, I’m also an Egyptologist and a Nubiologist.

Oh! I’m also a museum curator.  I take care of the collections of Egyptian, Classical, Pre-Columbian, Oceanic and Near Eastern art at the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh. I guess I wear many hats!

Should you have questions for the ‘Answered by an Archaeologist’  chronicle, you may contact me at carolinamani007 (at) gmail.com

 

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A Symphony of Cultures

The British Museum’s . Read about it in this post reblogged from the BM… and there is a mention of ancient Egyptian music (just in case you are wondering!).

Bach’s Mass in B Minor, chants in praise of Vishnu in south India and the magnificent vocals and drums of qawwali music breaking like waves at a shrine in Pakistan. All these sounds are in praise of a deity – and show how music, all over the world, is used to elevate us from earthly…

via Music of the world: a symphony of cultures — The British Museum Blog

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