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Where The Heck is it? June, 2017


The Egyptian Antiquities Counsel wished to open this interesting temple, called "Per-Ner,"a complex dedicated entirely to the worship of the catfish gods. Given the requirement of those Gods, the entire interior of the temple is always flooded to the depth of 3 or 4 feet. Seen here when only partially excavated, the tourist problem was already evident. Only a few intrepid tourists were willing to wade into the muddy waters.

And if that were not bad enough, a crocodile ate one of the visiting tourists. From that day forward this beautiful temple remains unvisited.

If you should have a different interpretation of this photograph:

1. What temple do you think this is?

2. Who is the Pharaoh represented by the statues against the far wall?

If you think you know the answers to these questions, bring them to the May meeting of the ARCE Chapter and if you are correct, you may win a prize!



Next Event

June 10, 2017
Clair Ossian
(TCC Emeritus)

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"Tutankhamun: The Story Behind The Story"

Fondren Science Building, Room 123