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Sacred Egyptian Baboons Suffered in Captivity, Finds Study

Ancient Origins 07 Dec 2023
A recent study has investigated skeletal remains of 36 individual baboons spanning various age groups, dated from 800 to 500 BC, in ancient Egypt ... Health Challenges and Consistent Pattern of Captive Care ... Mummified baboon still completely encased in linen wrappings. (Trustees of the British Museum / CC by SA 4.0) Revering Baboons ... Top image ... Source ... .

The Christmas gift guide: 201 great gift ideas for £50 and under

The Observer 26 Nov 2023
One hundred percent cotton Buki-print scrunchie from small British-Nigerian founded print business ... Swimming cap, a collab from indie British fashion brand Folk and Speedo ... ‘Please leave by nine’ linen napkin from family-run company in Cheshire ... Cat’s Head linen cushion cover from a young British designer ... British-grown and sustainable.

Fleas halt justice: Crown Court is closed for urgent fumigation to deal with infestation as ...

The Daily Mail 12 Oct 2023
The mixed weather in the summer, followed by a cocktail of heavy rain and hot sunshine, and the onset of chillier nights, has proven to be the perfect cocktail for fleas to seek shelter in British homes ... But YouGov say that two out of three British adults only change their bed linen at least once every two weeks, and only a third do so weekly.

Check it out: New plaids for the home

Toronto Sun 29 Sep 2023
Admiring the spunky red tartan designed by the iconoclastic British designer, two thoughts came to mind — the enduring appeal of plaids, checks, and zigzags in general, and how those patterns cross-pollinate fashion and home décor ... British brand Piglet in Bed uses it for 100 per cent linen bedding.

4 shares Fools wish they never sold

The Motley Fool 22 Sep 2023
We’ve all made investing mistakes. That’s part of the journey. The best thing we can do, of course, is learn from them ... BAE Systems. What it does ... By Dr James Fox ... Berkshire Hathaway ... Dunelm is a well-known British home furnishings retailer, selling a variety of home textiles such as curtains, bed linen, cushions, quilts, rugs, and more ... .

Primark predicts bigger profits after strong Barbie T-shirt sales and price rises

The Guardian 12 Sep 2023
The company behind the budget clothing chain, Associated British Foods, said cargo shorts, linen blend ...

Coco Chanel exhibition reveals fashion designer was part of French resistance

The Observer 10 Sep 2023
A portrait in oils of Chanel, painted by Winston Churchill, attests to a close relationship with British society forged through her romance with the Duke of Westminster ... During that decade, Coco established a company – British Chanel Ltd – for the manufacture of her designs in British fabrics including Northern Irish linens, and Nottingham lace.

Shadrach Bond chapter’s crayon collection a success

The Hawk Eye 14 Jun 2023
Northern England, Scotland, Ireland and northern continental Europe produced the linens and the Indian cotton and Chinese silks were imported by the British East India Company for the markets in the Colonies, thus the Colonies were paying more for even the basic fabrics ... hunting shirts and pants made of deer skin or linen and wool.

Off the Grid: Steep is a state of mind

The Spokesman-Review 31 May 2023
I hear the water is so salty, though, it lends to buoyancy ... Amalfi ... A 1,000 or so years ago, it was of great maritime import and historical significance ... Americans, Germans, British, Indians, Japanese, French and more. They scuttle through the streets from shop to shop to see if the linen here is better than the linen forty feet away.

A Yankee Notebook: Off we go

Times Argus 13 May 2023
By the time you read this, I’ll be home from what I hope will have been an idyllic 10 days traveling with friends of New Hampshire Public Broadcasting down the Rhone Valley from Chamonix to Arles ... Good question ... We shall see ... That cuts down on the amount of underwear that goes with me and, as the British used to say, I wish to shift my linen ... ....

As Prince Harry prepares to reunite with the royals at the Coronation, expert reveals 11 ...

The Daily Mail 05 May 2023
Mental health nurse Emma Taylor, 32, of London, told FEMAIL her 11 tips with surviving an awkward family gathering. Emma explained. 'It's important to be realistic about your expectations of a family event. You can't control others and they have a right to their feelings ... She said ... 'We are terribly British and don't like airing dirty linen in public.' ... .

Fantastic Beasts Found Inside Ancient Egyptian Coffins Sealed For 1,500 Years

IFL Science 20 Apr 2023
Although many of the innards have not fared well over the past centuries, it appears that mummified lizards wrapped in linen were placed in the coffins ... The Trustees of the British Museum and O’Flynn et al ... It’s notable that three of the coffins also contained evidence of linen, which was commonly used in Ancient Egyptian mummification. .

18 Seasonal Heroes From An Iconic Denim Brand

Sheerluxe 18 Apr 2023
Today, the British brand offers a full range of ...

The IRFU are still stuck in a vicious cycle of their own making when it comes to women's game

Irish Independent 14 Apr 2023
Yesterday’s special report in The may have covered plenty of old ground, but the intensity of the light being shone by a major British publication would have made for an uncomfortable morning on Lansdowne Road.Nobody likes their dirty linen appearing in public, never ...

Breaking: 2000 Mummified Rams Heads Found at Temple in Egypt!

Ancient Origins 26 Mar 2023
An American archaeological mission has made a jaw-dropping discovery in the area of the Temple of King Ramesses II in Abydos, Egypt ... According to the head of the mission, Dr ... Credit ... It is wrapped in linen and details, such as eyes, are painted. Found in Thebes, Egypt ( Trustees of the British Museum / CC by SA 4.0) Sixth Dynasty Palatial Building ... .

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