If stories of King Arthur and his knights are based on real people, their DNA markers should still be with us today. Does family heraldry and the biography of a 6th century saint lead to the King Arthur gene?
Reconstructing the Story of Humanity's Past
Did #Cleopatra truly commit suicide, or is there more to the story of her tragic end? What was the true cause of Cleopatra’s #death? Explore the conflicting narratives which still puzzle historians 2,000 years after her demise.
#Nalanda, the world’s oldest University, was destroyed by fire in the 12th century. Now, over 800 years later it’s being revived, bringing knowledge and enlightenment to a new generation.
Sumer and its cities were the first firm foundations of human progress. The #ancient #Sumerians were an impressive civilization where the world’s first calendar, agriculture, plows, and divine brews shaped the course of #history.
The ancient site of #Petra is famous as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. But did you know it has a mysterious twin, Hegra, a relic of the Nabataean #culture?
Archaeologists unearth awesome artifacts in Saqqara excavations! Ancient Egyptian necropolis contains animal embalming workshops, human tombs, and intricate hieroglyphs. #EgyptianArchaeology #AncientWonders #SaqqaraExcavation