1. What We Know About Ancient Egypt's Mysterious 'Mummy' Jars This article looks at the mysterious mummy jars that have been found in Ancient Egypt. These jars, which were typically sealed with an inscription, have been found in tombs and other archaeological sites from Ancient Egypt. Scientists have been studying these jars in an attempt to learn more about the beliefs and practices of the Ancient Egyptians. The article discusses some of the theories that have been proposed about the jars, including the idea that they may have been used to store the organs of mummified bodies. It also looks at some of the different types of jars that have been discovered and their possible uses. 2. The Secrets of Ancient Egypt: How Technology is Unlocking the Mysteries This article looks at how modern technology is helping archaeologists to uncover the secrets of Ancient Egypt. It examines how different methods, such as 3D scanning and computer modelling, are being used to study the monuments, tombs and artifacts that have been discovered in the region. It also looks at how these technologies are enabling researchers to gain insights into the lives of the Ancient Egyptians, including their beliefs, practices and rituals. The article also discusses how this new technology is helping to preserve and protect the history
Are the pyramids too awesome to have been the work of the mere mortals of ancient Egypt? The conspiracy theory that aliens built the pyramids is the subject of an episode of our new podcast series Conspiracy, in which Rob Attar speaks to Professor Joyce Tyldesley about the origins of the belief and the evidence that reveals how the monuments were really constructed
We have all heard about Ancient Egypt, which was one of the greatest civilizations in the history of the world. There are so many Hollywood movies about ancient Egypt and its gods, but nothing about the Ancient Assyrians. This is sad, as Ancient Assyrian was one of the most powerful empires of its time. Back then, Assyrians reached the highest technological, scientific, and cultural achievements.
Smallpox was once one of humanity's most devastating diseases, but its origin is shrouded in mystery. Scientific estimates of when the smallpox virus first emerged have been at odds with historical records for years.
Every cat is entitled to its moment of tenderness. Cat selects the moments when it gives or receives tenderness. At home, it is most often when we are in front of the TV. In this painting, I used for the first time a graphic that represents the night and the cosmos among the ancient Egyptians. Our cat Steevette is now about thirteen years old and I am happy to have her immortalised in a Zafer painting. Tout chat a droit à son moment de tendresse. Le chat sélectionne les instants où il donne ou r
In an arresting black-and-white photograph, two figures in profile stand face-to-face before a dark screen, which is partially surrounded by a pale border. Their heads are tightly bound together, completely obscured by what appears to be white gauze—calling to mind the linen strips ancient Egyptians used to wrap their dead nobles—while their bodies are strapped to one another with what may be a pair of black leather belts. The towering model on the left appears to have no arms, yet the much smaller one on the right clearly does, and they’re folded around the other’s waist. Whether their intertwining