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Dozens of Mysterious ‘Reserve Heads’ Were Sealed in Ancient Egyptian Tombs

Over 30 have been found, but their function is unclear.<p>In 1894, the French archaeologist Jacques de Morgan made a perplexing discovery in the royal …

Tiny 'Hawk' Mummy Revealed To Be a Far More Tragic Ancient Corpse

This isn't just a large mummified bird.<p>In a bold marriage of medical technology and archaeology, researchers have unlocked the mystery of a …

6 things you (probably) didn’t know about Cleopatra

Cleopatra is one of the best-known women in history, famed for her supposed beauty and intellect, and her love affairs with Julius Caesar and Mark …

The Rulers of Foreign Lands

<b>Egypt’s carefully recorded</b> lists of rulers run pharaoh after pharaoh for almost 3,000 years. Except, that is, for a century or so around 1640 B.C. …


Mummy Yields Earliest Known Egyptian Embalming Recipe

Science & Innovation<p>The salve predates the peak of mummification in the region by some 2,500 years.<p>The mummy lays delicately curled in the fetal position. Though it now rests in a museum in Turin, Italy, it assumed its vulnerable pose thousands of years ago in Egypt, baked in the searing sands near …


Ancient Egyptian Pregnancy Test Survived Millenia Because It Worked

We have a lot more in common with ancient people than we might think. For instance, it was as useful for a woman to know 3,500 years ago whether she …

Ancient History

Scientists reveal the original ancient Egyptian mummification 'recipe'

Dr. Stephen Buckley, an archaeologist from the University of York, and colleagues were able to figure out the ingredients used by ancient Egyptians …


My therapist is looking super cute today

Our beautiful somali cat, goliath

So many jelly beans!

A couple kitties all the way from Egypt

Bob, looking like a dapper gentleman

His please-don’t-go-to-work-today face.😍

Tres estelas de la capilla del cenotafio de Sa-hathor, supervisor de la casa del visir Ankhu.

Parte alta de la estatua de Nimaatre´ Amenemhat III sentado en un trono.

Sais. Mitad superior de la estatua de un desconocido escriba del templo de Neith, la diosa de la ciudad.

A perfectly round little face.