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long lost egyptian temple
2015-05-18 09:15:47

Archeologists have uncovered a twice-forgotten Ancient Egyptian temple located in the southern part of the African country, according to an announcement on Egypt’s Minister of Antiquities official Facebook page.

mona lisa ancient egypt
2015-03-31 16:43:18

A painting once described as the “Mona Lisa of Ancient Egypt” has been declared a fake by an Italian Egyptologist.

craft beer
2015-03-31 15:53:37

Craft beer might be all the rage in the United States these days, but small batch, artisanal beer has long roots that can be traced back thousands of years--to Egypt and the Middle East.

senebkay
2015-02-26 12:30:36

Pharaoh Senebkay, from Ancient Egypt’s forgotten Abydos Dynasty, was viciously killed in battle over 3,600 years ago--probably being cut down from his horse or chariot, according to a new forensic study.

453253005
2015-02-18 12:47:31

The Egyptians working on tombs might have had better healthcare than you.

egyptian queen
2015-01-05 08:25:32

She is believed to be the wife of Pharaoh Neferefre.

Flax yarn from wrappings
2014-08-14 04:47:30

Mummies have always seemed to be from the distant past, but until now, we really didn't know how far into the past that was. A new study, published in PLOS ONE, demonstrates that Egyptians started mummifying their dead about 1,500 years earlier than previously thought.

egyptian plague burial site
2014-06-18 05:03:21

A team of Italian archaeologists has uncovered the remains of ancient plague victims at an ancient burial plot in what is now Luxor, Egypt, according to research appearing in the latest edition of the Egypt Exploration Society journal Egyptian Archaeology.

2014-06-10 08:26:50

The institutions and libraries highlighted on this list feature collections of documents created before 1000 A.D. CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Online Christian


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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