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Elite Danish Vikings wore beaver fur as a sign of prestige, study

Mon, 01 Aug 2022 - 12:04 GMT

A new study reveals that elite Vikings, especially Danish Vikings, wore beaver fur as a way to show their high social status.

Remains of a 2,100-year-old Gallo-Roman worship complex found in France

Thu, 16 Jun 2022 - 12:53 GMT

The Rennes Gallo-Roman religious center was built after the Roman conquest of the Gauls in France in the first century BC.

Was Queen Elizabeth I killed by her toxic makeup?

Thu, 16 Jun 2022 - 12:43 GMT

Queen Elizabeth I is one of the most famous queens in British history. She is the daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn.

The first currency in history: Kingdom of Lydia minted gold, silver coins

Mon, 07 Mar 2022 - 01:18 GMT

The ancient Lydians invented coins as a means of authenticating payment.

Slaves escape network map from 19th century America revealed

Wed, 23 Feb 2022 - 09:31 GMT

Archaeologists and historians have discovered new insights about the underground railroad and the people who risked their lives to escape slavery in 19th century America.

Egypt to Dazzle the World Today with the Grand Reopening of ‘The Sphinx Avenue'

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 - 01:43 GMT

The lavish ceremony takes place today, the 25th of November at 19:30 PM.

Google Arts and Culture launches online project titled Preserving Egypt’s Layered History

Sat, 23 Jan 2021 - 11:02 GMT

Google Arts and Culture launches online project titled Preserving Egypt’s Layered History.

Meet the ancient 'can-opener'

Tue, 21 Apr 2020 - 03:16 GMT

A recently published study explains for the first time the function of these enigmatic stone balls made by humans millions of years ago.

Modest dinosaur dubbed 'harbinger of doom' set stage for T. rex

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 - 10:59 GMT

No one would ever look at the huge and ferocious Tyrannosaurus rex as an underdog.

Graeco-Roman museum to be fully renovated in 2019

Sat, 29 Dec 2018 - 12:13 GMT

The Ministry of Antiquities announced that Egypt's Graeco-Roman Museum will be fully renovated and scheduled to reopen at the end of 2019.

Two ancient limestone blocks discovered in Matariya

Thu, 22 Nov 2018 - 01:20 GMT

The Egyptian archaeological mission investigated the discovery of two limestone blocks north of Ramses II's statue at the RA temple in Matariya.

6 curious stories behind the origin of Egyptian dishes

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 - 02:56 GMT

Food plays a vital role in every country’s culture, so every country has its own unique dishes which make its cuisine special. The Italian cuisine is famous for pasta, England is known for fish and potatoes and Egypt is famed for Koshari, Molokhia and Aro

‘No’tet Talaky’ reviews our Egyptian origin

Sun, 04 Nov 2018 - 04:25 GMT

The short movie presented by the beautiful Egyptian actress Reem Moustafa takes us in a journey to search for the Egyptian roots and the origin of our different civilizations.

21 Scientists and Researches Analyze the Historical City: Cairo

Fri, 12 Oct 2018 - 11:45 GMT

Egypt’s bustling capital, Cairo, had always been the center of attention of most academics and historians around the world, analyzing and understanding the historical center of the most significant country in the MENA region.

How Egypt’s top 5 governorates got their names

Sun, 02 Sep 2018 - 09:55 GMT

Egypt has twenty-seven governorates. We live and travel within these governorates, but we rarely think about how these governorates got their names. We will explore the meaning of some Egyptian governorates’ names and who named them.

Yorkshire Ancient Egypt expert unwraps 6,000 year old mummy secret

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 03:36 GMT

The mummy was indeed drenched with some kind of plant oil with some kind of gum/sugar that had been mixed with it and used to fecundate the funerary textiles in which the body was encased.

A Medical Flash from the Past

Sat, 11 Aug 2018 - 09:00 GMT

A recent study published in History Extra by Caroline Rance discusses a number of interesting historical facts about medicine.

Westminster Abbey unlocks hidden area to show off historical treasures

Wed, 30 May 2018 - 08:28 GMT

Westminster Abbey is opening up an area to the public to show off 300 items including Prince William’s marriage license to chronicle its 1,000-year history.

The largest Islamic Museum deserves a visit

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 - 02:05 GMT

The Museum of Islamic Art, MIA, holds one of the world’s admirable collections of Islamic art and is Egypt’s most attractive museum.

Saudi archaeological treasure of Al-Ula to open to tourists for the 1st time

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 - 11:08 GMT

All of Al-Ula is an open air museum, which has so much history still waiting to be discovered.

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