We uncovered evidence of a rebellion so significant, that events such as Cleopatra’s affairs and the rise of Christianity may not have come to pass without it.
Several studies have upended what we thought we knew about mummification using scientific dating techniques to reveal some fascinating – and surprising – insights.
Egyptians believed gold was the colour of the gods and gilding the dead expressed the idea that they acquired divine qualities in the afterlife.
Archaeological discoveries show the different options that have solved human problems over time.
As the Grand Egyptian Museum begins welcoming visitors ahead of its opening in 2023, one object remains conspicuously absent.
From the trinkets of the tomb to the mummy of the queen herself, the discovery of Cleopatra’s mausoleum could rewrite our understanding of the ancient world.
From the curse that the papers latched on to new research suggesting that Howard Carter stole objects from the tomb, Tutankhamun’s discovery continues to grab attention.
Some spiritualists in the 1920s moaned that Tutankhamun appeared almost too often.
The discovery of his tomb full of magnificent and unique objects is more than a story of treasures. It’s also a story of class, privilege, colonialism, political freedom and national identity.
From unwrapping parties to grinding-up mummies to make medicine, Europe has a long and strange relationship with Ancient Egyptian remains.
Lesser-known gods are featured in the Marvel series, which has pleased experts and fans alike.
Using Greek and Roman texts, Egyptian iconography and archaeological remains, we have a pretty good idea as to how olive oil was made.
Promoting and practicing ethical research that includes the people who live in the area today is as important to the archaeological team as learning more about the lives of the ancient inhabitants.
Reconstructed vocabulary sheds light on cultural items and people’s habitats, including the spread of ideas and the importance of certain concepts.
Both the art of BoJack Horseman and of ancient Egyptian artists places great emphasis on balance and proportion.
The biblical story of the Israelites’ exodus from Egypt is also a historical tale of reparations after enslavement.
People have painted on cave walls and written on clay and wax tablets, papyrus and paper made from wood. Could screens replace paper someday?
We sometimes call Egypt the ‘civilisation without cities’. The Lost Golden City of Amenhotep III will bring new understanding of Ancient Egyptian urban life.
CT scans of the mummy revealed new injuries.
Though often seen as placid, turtles have been depicted as powerful, fighting animals since ancient times. One of the most famous battleships, the Korean Geobukseon, was called the ‘Turtle Ship’.