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Archaeologists Lower Small, Remote-Controlled Camera Into Early Mayan Tomb

MEXICO CITY (AP).- A small, remote-controlled camera lowered into an early Mayan tomb in southern Mexico has revealed an apparently intact funeral chamber with offerings and red-painted wall murals, researchers said Thursday. Footage of the approximate...

Archaeologists Lower Small, Remote-Controlled Camera Into Early Mayan Tomb

MEXICO CITY (AP).- A small, remote-controlled camera lowered into an early Mayan tomb in southern Mexico has revealed an apparently intact funeral chamber with offerings and red-painted wall murals, researchers said Thursday. Footage of the approximate...

To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum on View...

RENO, NV.- Explore ancient Egyptian beliefs about life, death, and the afterlife in To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum, while celebrating the birthday of the Nevada Museum of Art – commemorating the 80th anniversary in 20...

To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum on View...

RENO, NV.- Explore ancient Egyptian beliefs about life, death, and the afterlife in To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum, while celebrating the birthday of the Nevada Museum of Art – commemorating the 80th anniversary in 20...

Seven Tombs in New Kingdom Cemetery Open to Tourists After Restoration

CAIRO (AP).- The tombs of seven men, including several who served King Tutankhamen and his father, the pharaoh Akhenaten, were opened to tourists on Monday after restoration. Egypt's minister of antiquities, Zahi Hawass, told reporters that the tombs i...

Rare Work that Sheds Fascinating Light on British Delegation to China...

HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s announces the Hong Kong exhibition, between 1 – 6 April 2011, of a rare work that sheds fascinating light on a little-known British delegation to China in 1954 – just five years after the new People’s Republic ...

Archaeologists Use Total Station to Conduct 3D Scan of Prehispanic Shaft...

MEXICO CITY.- Archaeologists from the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) conducted for the first time the three-dimensional registration of a shaft tomb, underground spaces used during Prehispanic time as funerary chambers in the wes...

Exhibition at the British Museum Brings Ancient Book of the Dead...

LONDON (AP).- As self-help manuals go, the ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead has certainly stood the test of time. For centuries, the 3,500-year-old guidebook offered Egyptians a step-by-step guide to the journey from this life to the next. It remains ...

The Egypt Experience: Secrets of the Tomb Opens at The Toledo...

TOLEDO, OH.- Discover an ancient civilization’s fascinating approach to life and the afterlife at The Egypt Experience: Secrets of the Tomb, a new exhibition at the Toledo Museum of Art. The installation of more than 150 objects spanning 3,000 yea...

Ancient City by the Sea, Leukaspis or Antiphrae, Rises Amid Egypt’s...

MARINA, EGYPT (AP).- Today, it's a sprawl of luxury vacation homes where Egypt's wealthy play on the white beaches of the Mediterranean coast. But 2,000 years ago, this was a thriving Greco-Roman port city, boasting villas of merchants grown rich on th...

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