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Burying an Ancient Egyptian Solider: New Kingdom Rock Cut Tomb in Luxor is Largest Yet
Tombs and burial sites are incredibly important to the study of our past and this is particularly true for ancient Egypt. Read more Section:  News History [...]
Landscape of Scottish Mythological Gods, Goddesses and Giants
Scottish mythology and folklore make a finely woven tartan (travel) rug threaded with a collection of colorful and sometimes dark tales that have emerged [...]
Is this How Ancient Megalithic Structures Were Made? MIT Scientist Move 25-Ton Blocks by Hand!
Ancient cultures in Peru, China and Egypt, to name only a few; quarried, lifted, transported and crafted vast megaliths, some weighing several hundred [...]
The Twelve Apostles of Ireland and Their Legendary Miracles
The original Twelve Apostles in the Christian religion are responsible for taking the faith and spreading it across the Mediterranean World. These are the [...]
The Ancient Pagan Origins of Easter
Easter is a festival and holiday celebrated by millions of people around the world who honor the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, described in the New [...]
Asteroids help scientists to measure the diameters of faraway stars
Using the unique capabilities of telescopes specialised on cosmic gamma rays, scientists have measured the smallest apparent size of a star on the night [...]
Finding the key to flightlessness
Since Darwin’s era, scientists have wondered how flightless birds like emus, ostriches, kiwi, cassowaries and others are related, and for decades the [...]
A history of the Crusades, as told by crusaders' DNA
History can tell us a lot about the Crusades, the series of religious wars fought between 1095 and 1291, in which Christian invaders tried to claim the [...]
How superstitions spread
Ancient Roman leaders once made decisions about important events, such as when to hold elections or where to build new cities, based on the presence or [...]
History Buff Bakes Ancient Egyptian Bread Using 1,500-Year-Old Yeast Scrapings
A history enthusiast has baked loaves of ancient bread based on an ancient Egyptian recipe and using an ingredient that was 1,500 years old – yeast [...]