- The Search For Hatshepsut And The Discovery Of Her Mummy
Dr. Zahi Hawass June 2007 When the Discovery Channel approached me to search for the mummy of Queen Hatshepsut, I did not really think I would be able to make a definite identification. But I did think that this would give me the perfect opportunity to loo ...
Article - News Staff - Jun 28 2007 - 8:45am
- Digging For Family History
About 250 years before Daniel Massey built his farm house in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, his great-grandfather came to the New World as an indentured servant. 150 years later, Penn State's Archaeological Field School is excavating Daniel's h ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 1 2007 - 12:22am
- DNA Tests To Confirm Queen Hatshepsut Mummy
Preliminary results from DNA tests carried out on a mummy believed to be Queen Hatshepsut is expected to support the claim by Egyptian authorities that the remains are indeed those of Egypt’s most powerful female ruler. Egyptologists in Cairo announced las ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 15 2007 - 1:05pm
- Rise Of Dinosaurs Gradual
Fossils discovered in the oft-painted arroyos of northern New Mexico show for the first time that dinosaurs and their non-dinosaur ancestors lived side by side for tens of millions of years, disproving the notion that dinosaurs rapidly replaced their suppo ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 19 2007 - 2:38pm
- How Pterosaurs Ate- It Wasn't Skimming
Scientists at the University of Sheffield, collaborating with colleagues at the Universities of Portsmouth and Reading, have taken a step back in time and provided a new insight into the lifestyle of a prehistoric flying reptile. Using new physical and mat ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 23 2007 - 10:23pm
- The Wonders Of Toe-tankhamun
An artificial big toe attached to the foot of an ancient Egyptian mummy could prove to be the world's earliest functional prosthetic body part, say scientists. If true, the toe will predate what is currently considered to be the earliest known practic ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 27 2007 - 10:59am
- Stone Age Site Surfaces After 8000 Years
Excavations of an underwater Stone Age archaeological settlement dating back 8000 years are taking place at the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton. Maritime archaeologists from the Hampshire and Wight Trust for Maritime Archaeology (HWTMA) have been ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 4 2007 - 11:18am
- Greece Is Burning
It is summertime in Greece, and with it come the traditional wildfires. These are not natural forest fires; at least, it is thought that most of them are the result of deliberate arson. This is the product of a conflict between Greek law and society that ...
Article - Scott de Brestian - Jun 24 2011 - 4:30pm
- Ancient Israel Really Was The Land Of Milk And Honey- Or At Least Honey
Amihai Mazar, Eleazar L. Sukenik Professor of Archaeology at the Hebrew University, revealed that the first apiary (beehive colony) dating from the Biblical period has been found in excavations he directed this summer at Tel Rehov in Israel’s Beth Shean Va ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 4 2007 - 11:23am
- 3-D Reconstruction Technology Could Improve Archaeology
Carnegie Mellon University’s Yang Cai is developing new technology that could revolutionize the way archeologists work. Cai, director of the Ambient Intelligence Lab at Carnegie Mellon CyLab, is developing new software to scan 200-year-old gravestones at O ...
Article - News Staff - Sep 28 2007 - 3:10pm