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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.

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.

Why Egyptians Used Multiple Coffins
2013-08-23 10:03:06

In his PhD dissertation paper, Anders Bettum of the University of Oslo describes the reason why Egyptians buried their dead in multiple coffins.

2013-08-15 09:37:01

A new movement of young Egyptian Muslim committed to voluntary social work has given many young people a stronger social and political consciousness, and the courage to change the country.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.