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Hospital’s CT Scans of Egyptian Mummy Help Vermont’s Medical Examiner Solve...

BURLINGTON, VT (AP).- A childhood fascination with archaeology and a chance encounter with a 2,700-year-old Egyptian mummy are helping Vermont doctors and law enforcement officials find truth in some of the most challenging of modern-day crimes: the un...

Hospital’s CT Scans of Egyptian Mummy Help Vermont’s Medical Examiner Solve...

BURLINGTON, VT (AP).- A childhood fascination with archaeology and a chance encounter with a 2,700-year-old Egyptian mummy are helping Vermont doctors and law enforcement officials find truth in some of the most challenging of modern-day crimes: the un...

Sands, Not Lights, Cover Gaza Archaeology Sites

KHAN YOUNIS, GAZA (REUTERS).- Five thousand years of fascinating history lie beneath the sands of the Gaza Strip, from blinded biblical hero Samson to British general Allenby. The flat, sandy lands on the Mediterranean's southeastern shore have been ru...

Ashmolean Museum Presents New Exhibition of Groundbreaking Archaeology

OXFORD- In the first major archaeological exhibition in the new temporary exhibition galleries, the Ashmolean Museum showcases over five hundred treasures made of gold, silver and bronze, recently found in the royal burial tombs and the palace of Aegae...

Philip Taaffe’s First-Ever Solo Exhibition in London Opens at Gagosian Gallery

LONDON.- Gagosian Gallery presents an exhibition of new paintings by Philip Taaffe, his first-ever solo exhibition in London. Taaffe’s paintings are the slow product of wide-ranging meditations on the interrelation of forms and images in art, natu...

Great Mexica Monoliths Now Available in High Definition and in Detail...

MEXICO CITY.- INAH’s web page now offers details of 3 emblematic Mexica sculptures: Coyolxauhqui, Tlaltecuhtli and the Sun Stone (Piedra del Sol) can be admired on-line in an interactive site created by the National Institute of Anthropology and H...

150 Archaeology Graduates Protest Against Egypt’s Antiquities Chief Zahi Hawass

CAIRO (AP).- The man in charge of Egyptian antiquities starred in a TV show about his exploits, sports an "Indiana Jones"-style fedora and triumphantly declared that the nation's heritage was mostly unscathed after the revolt that toppled the president...

China and U. of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology Resolve Dispute Over...

PHILADELPHIA (AP).- A Philadelphia museum said Friday that its exhibit on the Silk Road, including a pair of ancient mummies, will go on after it resolved a dispute with the Chinese government that led to a pared-down event with fake mummies and life-...

Chinese: Pennsylvania Museum Never OK’d for Mummies Exhibit

PHILADELPHIA (AP).- A diplomatic official says two mummies and other ancient artifacts from China were never approved for display at the Philadelphia museum now embroiled in a dispute over the items. A Chinese embassy spokesman in Washington says the...

Pennsylvania Museum to Release 8 Items to Alaska Tribe

JUNEAU (AP).- An Alaska tribe is planning to recover eight artifacts from the Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. The cultural objects including masks, a drum, headdress and robe are being returned to the Hoonah T'akdeintaan clan of ...

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