Category Archives: Africa

Mummy Series: The Screaming Mummies

ht Imagine opening a sarcophagus to find a mummy that seems to be screaming for all eternity. In the past, when ‘screaming mummies‘ were discovered, archaeologists assumed that they must have been buried alive or killed in some other painful … Continue reading

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Horrible History: ‘ End of the World’ Epidemic

Remains of ‘End of the World’ Epidemic Found in Ancient Egypt By Owen Jarus, Live Science Contributor   |   June 16, 2014 07:42am ET Here, a bonfire where many of the victims of an ancient epidemic in the ancient city of … Continue reading

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Horrible History: Ardipithecus Ramidus

4.4 million years ago, one of our hominid ancestors roamed the plains of the Africa. Fondly famous for Lucy, Ardipithecus Ramidus was small in stature and stood upright.  To learn more about Ardi, watch  the videos.

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