Exploring the Great Sphinx

January 31, 2020 11:47 am We all remember the Sphinx and several other levels involving the Sphinx in Tomb Raider 4. TR4  is on my list of favourites simply because of my background in Egyptology and how much Egypt is in this game. It was a wonderful romp for our Lara through Egypt’s ancient history and the many archaeological inspirations featured throughout the game. Through … Continue reading Exploring the Great Sphinx

Xquic & The Path Home

When you play the 7th DLC The Path Home, there is another Challenge Tomb called: Mother Protector. This is a story of the creator of the silver box of Ix Chel and the beings that were protecting it, the Yaaxil. Lara follows the path that leads her to the place of the stela, which is in a giant statue that Lara identifies as Xquic. The … Continue reading Xquic & The Path Home

The Real-Life Temple of Osiris!

     With my recent purchase of “The Temple of Osiris: Gold Edition,  and my background in Egyptology, along with how attracted I am to the game itself, and still am though it debuted in 2014, I felt it fitting to address the existence of the real-life Temple of Osiris. Additionally, who Osiris was, and what role he played in ancient Egypt. Also, Egypt has … Continue reading The Real-Life Temple of Osiris!