Thursday, July 12, 2018

2,500 Year-Old Skull of Woman who died of Cancer found Facing Towards Ancient Burial Ground

A skull of a woman who died of cancer 2,500 years ago has been found within an artificial cave, facing an ancient burial ground. The cancer had spread to her skull leaving it riddled with holes.

https://www.livescience.com/63046-ancient-holey-skull.html

Monday, July 9, 2018

VR may help save Nefertari's Tomb

A new VR tour may help save the tomb of Nefertari from humidity brought in by tourists.

https://www.livescience.com/63010-ancient-egypt-sistine-chapel-virtual-reality.html

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Two 4,500 Year-Old Residences Discovered near Giza Pyramids

Two residences dating back 4,500 years have been discovered near the Giza Pyramids. They are located in a port that was being used while the Pyramid of Menkaure was being built.

https://www.livescience.com/62976-ancient-homes-giza-pyramids.html

https://www.livescience.com/62966-residences-giza-discovery-photos.html
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Friday, June 29, 2018

5,000 year-old Human Sacrifices Discovered in Turkey

The remains of two 12 year-old children buried with hundreds of bronze spearheads and eight human sacrifices have been discovered at the site of Basur Höyük in Turkey.

https://www.livescience.com/62954-human-sacrifices-mesopotamia.html

Lost Love Found in WW1 POW Camp

A romantic engraving made by a Russian POW in a camp in Czersk, Poland, has been discovered.

https://www.livescience.com/62940-love-engraving-great-war.html

Monday, June 25, 2018

Six Cases of Ancient Cancer Diagnosed in Dakhleh Oasis

Six cases of cancer have been diagnosed among ancient Egyptians who lived in the Dakhleh Oasis between 3000-1500 years ago. The research suggests that the lifetime risk of cancer was lower in ancient Egypt than it is in modern day western societies.

https://www.livescience.com/62908-ancient-egypt-cancer.html

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Archaeologists Explore Ancient Ceremonial Landscape of Pampa de las Salinas

A team of archaeologists are exploring a vast ceremonial landscape in Peru that consists of more than 20 archaeological sites and features. These include five geoglyphs that may depict astronomical constellations.

https://www.livescience.com/62792-peru-geoglyphs-depict-heavens.html