Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Roman Sculpture sold by Denver Art Museum for nearly $1 million

The Denver Art Museum has sold an 1,800 year-old Roman sculpture from its collection for $930,000.

https://www.livescience.com/59543-roman-sculpture-auctioned-for-nearly-1-million.html

Monday, June 19, 2017

3,400 Year-Old Tomb Discovered on Sai Island on Nile River

A 3,400 year-old tomb, originally built for a "master gold worker" named "Khnummose," has been discovered on Sai Island, on the Nile River, in Sudan. Discoveries include an inscribed stone shabti and heart scarab.

https://www.livescience.com/59534-ancient-nubia-tomb-of-gold-worker-found.html


Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Martial Arts Book Written by a Woman for Women Translated

A 1914 Japanese martial arts book written by a woman for women has been translated into English.

http://www.livescience.com/59304-century-old-martial-arts-book-for-women.html

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Four Ancient Ceramic Heads Discovered in Lebanon

Four ceramic heads depicting women who may be deities have been discovered in Lebanon. They date back around 2,400 years.

 http://www.livescience.com/59294-ceramic-heads-discovered-ancient-waste-dump.html


Saturday, May 13, 2017

Catacomb filled with Mummies Discovered in Egypt

A catacomb containing corridors filled with mummies has been discovered at the site of Tuna el-Gebel in Egypt.

http://www.livescience.com/59100-catacomb-filled-with-mummies-discovered-egypt.html

Thursday, May 11, 2017

3,800 Year-Old Pyramid Has Inscription for Princess 'Hatshepset'

A newly discovered 3,800 year-old pyramid at Dahsur has an inscription on a wooden box in its burial chamber that tells of a princess named "Hatshepset"

http://bit.ly/2r5U3UW

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

4,000 Year-Old Animals Revealed in Egypt

A mongoose on a leash, a colorful pelican and images of bats are among the drawings being recorded by a survey team working at a group of tombs at the site of Beni Hassan in Egypt.

http://www.livescience.com/59022-egypt-tomb-with-leashed-mongoose-drawing.html