Herculaneum scrolls to be sent to dentist for 'virtual unwrapping' to decipher texts from early days of Western civilization
Hundreds of papyri scrolls unearthed at the ancient Roman town of Herculaneum have remained unopened since they were burnt, blackened and buried by the devastating eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79.
Gordon Getty sings and writes operas. He also makes wine, but he’d much rather talk about music, and he gets positively exultant about certain composers and their work. “My God, Handel’s Messiah? Can believe
ROME — Even as the Italian government and the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles continue their decades-long legal battle over ownership of a prized bronze statue, the Italian culture ministry this week
The scene was straight out of a B movie: Run-down mansion. Tony neighborhood. Anonymous tip. The whiff of celebrity. And a jaw-droppingly large cache of weapons, some of questionable legality. Investigators
A Bel Air mansion where more than 1,000 guns were discovered by police belonged to the former mistress of an heir to the Getty oil fortune. The arsenal was found in a $7 million home owned by Cynthia who
Licensed gun owner out on bond after arrest following LA weapons seizure; linked to former Getty companion:...
The longtime companion of ex-Gordon Getty mistress Cynthia Beck reportedly spent several hours behind bars in Los Angeles on Wednesday night after being arrested on suspicion of illegal manufacturing selling
More than a thousand guns were seized Wednesday after federal agents searched a home in Holmby Hills, authorities said. Officials received an anonymous tip about a person illegally manufacturing and selling
The Cultural Heritage Commission’s 180-day hold on demolition of the Sunset Strip’s landmarked Lytton Savings and Loan will expire at the end of this month. When the clock runs out on April 30, there’s
A fully renovated 1912 mansion at 2900 Vallejo St. in San Francisco's Pacific Heights neighborhood is listed for $30 million. A beautifully renovated Pacific Heights mansion, once owned by oil heir William
A house on one of the most exclusive corners of San Francisco’s Pacific Heights neighborhood has sold for $27 million. The house was first marketed in June of last year for $30 million, then listed in
You'd be forgiven for not being able to keep track of all the X-Men spinoffs in the works. Even Maisie Williams, the star of an upcoming one called The New Mutants is struggling with it, as she recently