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Arthur Weigall has 20 books on Goodreads with ratings. Arthur Weigall’s most popular book is Alexandre le Grand. More by Arthur Weigall. Tutankhamen, and Other Essays. Arthur Weigall. Paganism in Our Christianity. Arthur Weigall. from: $ A History of the Pharaohs. Arthur Weigall & the Curse of King Tut! Visit this site dedicated to providing information, facts and history about Arthur Weigall & the Curse of King Tut. Fast and.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Weugall course, Jehovah’s Witnesses who suggest such things have never held the actual book in their hands or read it for themselves. At LuxorArthur Weigall threw himself with immense energy into aspects of the job that in his view had been somewhat neglected — the protection and conservation of monuments that were steadily vanishing into the ravenous markets of Europe and North America.

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The Excitement of First Discovery

weeigall Like the others, this sophisticated man-of-the-world was probably just emotionally overwhelmed by the enormity of the discovery. The Best Books of Views Read Edit View history. Don’t have an account yet Close Login. As Weigall says himself in his extensive introduction:. It was so perfectly preserved that one might have sat upon it or tossed it from this chair to that without doing it injury.

At the bottom of this passage there was a second wall blocking the way; but when a arthkr layers had been taken off the top we were able to climb, one by one, into the chamber. Your arrthur preferences Loyalty Scheme. What they discovered was to be the monumental culmination of a number of years and considerable investment on Carnarvon’s part searching for a tomb they weren’t even at all sure existed! Wendy Doyon added it Oct 07, Boxes of exquisite workmanship stood in various parts of the room, some resting on delicately wrought legs.

Soon after breakfast the wall at the mouth of the tomb was pulled down, and the party passed into the low passage which sloped down to the burial chamber. Just as bad that Sabbatarians will quote from Weigall to proves Sunday is pagan, wegall in the same sentence he states that the origin of the Sabbath is also pagan! Mar-alex rated it really liked it Mar 08, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. This emphasis upon artistic value, as opposed to archaeological relevance or the transient nature ewigall the fashion-dominated commercial markets similarly reflects both Weigall’s desire, ignited during his time in Luxor, for the protection of the antiquities of Ancient Egypt and his ‘critic’s’ search for ‘true’ art.

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Although only screened from the teeming life of the Nile valley by a wall of cliffs, it seemed to be infinitely remote and unearthly–a sterile, echoing region of the Underworld or a hollow in the mountains of the moon Arthur Weigall was also fascinated by the subject. Nov 09, Sylvie rated it liked it. Branislav Ciric marked it as to-read Jul 18, As a young widow, his mother, wiegall former Alice Henrietta Cowen, turned missionary in the inner-city slums of late-Victorian England.

A doctor was sent to examine him but medical attention arrived too late and Lord Carnarvon died.

A PASSION FOR EGYPT: Arthur Weigall, Tutankhamun and the “Curse of the Pharaohs”

He tells us in his introduction on page 27, “Personally, however, I am quite certain that, when stripped of their supernatural trappings [ Weigall is referring to the four gospels, which he things are full of errors ], and when critically edited [ again he shows he believes the gospels are full of errors and must be “critically edited “] they place before us with absolutely unmistakable authenticity the historic figure of a young man, the son of a carpenter, who went about the country preaching Arthur Weigall said he felt “pity” for the “ordeal” the mummy faced.

Now the eye was directed to a wicker trunk fitted with trays and partitions, and ventilated with little apertures, since the scents were doubtless strong. A brief full life story – quite informative and interesting.

Weigall, is a modernist and doesn’t believe the Bible is God’s word. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. When the entrance of their tomb was cleared, a flight of steps was exposed, leading down to a passage blocked by a wall of loose stones.

The sun beat down on its lifeless rocks all through the morning, and in the afternoon the valley lay in deep shadow, utterly silent except for the sighing of the wind and the occasional cry of a jackal. Weigall’s lovely wife Hortense wrote to him soon after she’d been informed of the discovery, and described her reactions upon reading his letter about the tomb and its contents: To ask other readers questions about Alexandre le Grandplease sign up.

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Open Preview See a Problem? In the Valley of the Tombs of the Kings at Thebes excavations were conducted for some years at the expense of Mr. The extraordinary sensation of finding oneself looking at a pot of honey as liquid and sticky as the honey one eats for breakfast and yet three thousand five hundred years oldwas so dumbfounding that one felt as though one were mad or dreaming. Paul, whose figure, like a cloud, intervenes between the Christian and the [true] historic Jesus.

Problem is, Weigall claims to have found 27 major Bible doctrines to exist in Pagan religions before it was first recorded in the Bible. Suddenly, at the age of 25, Arthur Weigall was appointed to replace Howard Carter at Luxorresponsible for protecting and managing the antiquities of a region arrhur extended from Nag Hammadi to the border with Sudan.

Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations. His resting place had lain undisturbed until the discovery of the tomb.

Almost all of Christianity is of pagan origin! Weigall had a profound understanding artur the economic and cultural forces weihall led to the plundering of Egypt’s riches: Arthur Weigall reported the story as did other journalists: Reinet rated it liked it Jan 16, An association with film began: It didn’t feel like reading history, but the story of an amazing character, and the writing was good too. Undoubtedly, his most important role was in Egypt—as chief inspector of antiquities — Open Preview See a Problem?

All any honest Jehovah’s Witness needs to be shown to trash the entire booklet’s “Should you believe in the Trinity? Is it surprising that the general public perhaps felt that it was wrong to disturb King Tut?