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2014-08-14 04:47:30

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online 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. The findings are based on an 11-year study conducted by an international team of researchers from the University of York, Macquarie University and Oxford University....

2014-07-31 23:19:11

One unique use for video borescopes, specifically the VJ-Advance articulating video borescope by RF System Lab, is inspecting mummies; better known as “paleoimaging” or “anthropological endoscopy”. RF System Lab is proud to announce that their VJ-Advance video borescope is being used by Dr. Beckett on current and upcoming paleoimaging research and wanted to provide a more detailed look into the subject. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Video borescopes are used in a multitude of industries...

2014-03-12 23:26:12

Listed in the Guinness World Book of Records as having the best preserved dinosaur remains ever found, this fossilized duckbill dinosaur (Brachylophosaurus) gives scientists their first real look at the skin, the scales, the foot pads, and even the stomach contents of the behemoths that roamed the planet 77 million years ago. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Leonardo, the mummified dinosaur, does not look like bones of a dinosaur puzzle carefully pieced together. In death, he looks...

2013-12-11 23:00:35

Fit Yummy Mummy designed by Holly Rigsby is the latest book that helps people lose their belly fat naturally and quickly within a few weeks. Julie Binkley from the site HealthReviewCenter.com performed a detailed Fit Yummy Mummy review that indicates if this book is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Fit Yummy Mummy is the latest solution for those people who want to sculpt lean arms and legs without bulking up. This book also provides people with a customizable 12-week...

2013-11-01 23:25:07

NorthStar Alarm Services teamed up with the Help Me Grow Utah organization to put on an educational family event, focusing on child development and parent interaction, called Mummies, Misters, and Monsters, at Thanksgiving Point over the weekend. Lehi, Utah (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 NorthStar Alarm employees got a jump-start on their Halloween spooks this weekend as volunteers at an educational family event called "Mummies, Misters, and Monsters," organized by the Help Me Grow...

Tomb Of Egyptian Doctor Unearthed In Abusir
2013-10-24 04:50:47

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Archaeologists have uncovered a 4,000 year old tomb southwest of Cairo, Egypt that is believed to hold the remains of a prominent doctor to the pharaohs. Senior antiquities ministry official Ali al-Asfar said that the 70-feet by 46-feet tomb discovered in Abusir was found under a dense layer of rubble. During the excavation the team found remains of mummies, wooden coffins, skeletons and pottery dating back 4,000 years. "This...

2013-09-12 23:33:09

Evidence of The Exodus is introducing a new website offering a fresh theory on an ancient mystery - the Biblical story of the Exodus. Unique scars on four mummies, known to have lived contemporaneously, give compelling physical confirmation that the sixth of ten plagues - the plague of boils - struck this royal group and left them covered with distinctive scar tissue. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 A new website, evidenceoftheexodus.com, has published an article that details...

2013-09-11 23:25:21

Evidence of The Exodus is introducing a new website offering a fresh theory on an ancient mystery - the Biblical story of the Exodus. Unique scars on four mummies, known to have lived contemporaneously, give compelling physical confirmation that the sixth of ten plagues - the plague of boils - struck this royal group and left them covered with distinctive scar tissue. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 A new website, evidenceoftheexodus.com, has published an article that details...

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

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In his PhD dissertation paper, Anders Bettum of the University of Oslo describes the reasons behind why Egyptians buried their dead in multiple coffins. Egyptian mummies were burried in multiple coffins that nested within each other, similar to the iconic Russian matryoshka dolls. The child king Tutankhamun (1334-24 BC), for instance, was burred in as many as eight coffins, an unusually large numbered compared to other ancient Egyptian...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'