The Mysteries of Ancient Egypt & the Hidden Roots of Western Civilization

Last weekend April and I saw the King Tut exhibition at the California Science Center. Here are some of the highlights:

This is a definite, must-see exhibit. It’s amazing see objections this old in such beautiful, stunning condition.

Western Civilization is often characterized as originating in ancient Greece and Roman. I think this misses an earlier, important influence: ancient Egypt and ancient Israel.

Over the last eight years or so I’ve studied ancient Egyptian religion, history, and culture largely because it’s here where one finds much of the roots of the western occult tradition and its secrets — Hermeticism in particular. I’ll aim for more book blogging on the subject in the future…


Author: David Swindle

Editor, writer, activist.

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