Having just read the part of your website where you discuss the "Light of the Pharaohs", you mention the absence of soot in subterranean tombs and on the ceilings of temples.
Ironically, in the very temple where the enigmatic "light bulb" reliefs adorn the walls, the ceiling of the temple in Dendera was covered with a thick layer of soot and, having been cleaned in recent years, revealed magnificent and colourful ceiling reliefs.
Where did this soot come from? Light bulbs?
Also, adding salt to the oil in a lamp greatly reduces the amount of soot that is generated. In a country where oil lamps proliferate in the archaeological record, it is not a great leap of faith to assume that the Egyptians had worked this out if they had mastered plasma tube technology, too.
While Egyptologists like Kent Weeks have found ostraca in KV5 relating to lamp wicks, there is no evidence anywhere else in the historical record to support the notion of light bulbs, despite the temple at Dendera having been constructed during one of the best recorded periods of ancient history and in a country where documents describing every detail of daily life have been recorded and preserved to this day.
Despite this, none of these historical documents make any reference whatsoever to this remarkable "technology" having been developed (and no physical evidence of the devices has survived.)
Doesn't it strike you as unusual that no mention of this amazing advancement in technology was ever made by the people who allegedly benefitted from it?
Post Edited (28-Apr-14 22:18)