Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Archaeologists Excavate Cemetery of a Million Mummies

Archaeologists continue to excavate the Roman era cemetery at Fag el-Gamous in Egypt. They believe it contains over one million mummies. There are a number of interesting burials including that of a child and another of a man who is over 7 feet tall.


Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Ancient Brain Drain: Egyptian Coffin with 'Odd' Art Revealed

An Egyptian coffin with unusual art has been radiocarbon dated to the Persian Period, 2,400 years ago.


Monday, December 8, 2014

Finely Decorated Ming Dynasty Clothes Unearthed in China

Archaeologists in China have unearthed a husband and wife tomb containing well preserved clothes with elaborate decorations.