Category Archives: Egypt

Horrible History: Carving Defaced by King Tut’s Possible Father Found

A newly discovered Egyptian carving, which dates back more than 3,300 years, bears the scars of a religious revolution that upended the ancient civilization. The panel, carved in Nubian Sandstone, was found recently in a tomb at the site of … Continue reading

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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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Discovery Channel: Why Did We Stop Building Pyramids

Pyramids are one of the wonders of the world. But why were they built, and why did humans STOP building them? Trace answers these questions and looks at some of the most amazing pyramids from South America to Egypt. http://news.discovery.com/history/videos/why-did-we-stop-building-pyramids-video.htm

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