Carnegie Museum of Natural History and Art

Over memorial day weekend, with the weather being dreary, I decided to change my plans and go to the Carnegie museum of natural history and art. I have not been to the Carnegie for many years and was excited to see if it was the way I remember as a kid. Driving in Pittsburgh can […]

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Weighing the Heart?

The Egyptians viewed the heart as the seat of intellect and emotions; thus, it played a central role in the rebirth of an individual in the afterlife. The heart of the individual was weighed against the feather representing the goddess of truth, Ma’at, in a judgment process overseen by Osiris, the lord of the underworld. […]

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