The oval band symbolizing continuity which enclosed two of the five names of pharaoh (nomen and prenomen) or the name of a god. The cartouche is derived from the circular shn ring hieroglyph. It is elongated and stretched to fit around the divine letters of the name of Pharoah that had an apotropaic effect of protecting the pharaoh.

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Upcoming Tours

We would love to walk with you in the Holy Land. Here are upcoming opportunities:

Nov 01 — Nov 15, 2020
Walking with the Patriarchs
Led by George DeJong
Spring 2021
Israel in Depth
Led by George DeJong
Summer 2021
Ancient Paths to Modern Leadership
Led by George DeJong
Sep 18 — Oct 02, 2021
Israel & Turkey in Depth
Led by George DeJong
Fall 2021
Through the Roof
Led by George DeJong