Friday, December 20, 2013

Creepy Crawly Rock Art Discovered in Egypt

Egyptologists have discovered a broken rock panel containing depictions of what appear to be spiders. It is the first time that rock art showing spiders has been found in Egypt and, it appears, the entire Old World. 

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Inscriptions everywhere! Magical Medieval Crypt excavated in Sudan

Archaeologists in Sudan have excavated a crypt with seven naturally mummified bodies and walls full of inscriptions written in Greek and Coptic.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Terracotta Warriors inspired by ancient Greek art

New research, including newly translated ancient texts, indicate that the Terracotta Warriors were inspired by ancient Greek art.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Multiple Tombs await Discovery in Egypt's Valley of the Kings

Researchers working on the biggest exploration project in Egypt's Valley of the Kings since Howard Carter's time believe that multiple tombs await discovery.