Ever wondered what ancient treasures may be buried under your feet? A group of archeologists from across America and beyond have converged on Chillicothe to learn more about how to find what’s underground. Participants from 27 states and three countries are participating in the five-day event, which is being hosted by Hopewell Culture National Historical […]
Artists and scientists drawing on a detailed examination of King Tut’s mummy have reconstructed the face of the young ruler as he might have looked in life: an unusually elongated skull, a narrow face, pronounced lips and possibly a receding chin. Pictures of Tutankhamen’s reconstructed face and head were released yesterday by Dr. Zahi Hawass, […]
Bring the Discoveries to Your Group! Now you can have the evidence of the greatest archaeological discoveries of all time presented to your organization. We currently present video and PowerPoint presentations on the Discoveries. As part of our presentations we display pictures and artifacts from the sites including actual brimstone and ash from Sodom & […]
The Great Pyramid at Giza is an awesome sight, thirty times larger than the Empire State Building(in mass), the Pyramid’s features are so large they can be seen from the Moon. The oldest structure in existence, having been started 4,617 years ago, it is the sole remnant of the Seven Wonders of the World. The […]
The Sphinx, unlike the Pyramids, is carved out of the living rock. It is 241 feet (73.5 meters) long and in parts is 65 feet (20 meters) high. It faces due east,towards the equinox. It has been suggested that it was built around the same time as the construction of the Pyramid of Khafre [Chephren; […]
SAQQARA, Egypt — A superbly maintained 2,300-year-old mummy bearing a golden mask and covered in brightly colored images of gods and goddesses was unveiled Tuesday at Egypt’s Saqqara Pyramids complex south of Cairo.
Egyptian archaeologists have unearthed dozens of 4,500-year-old Pharaonic seals in the western desert, the official MENA news agency reported Thursday. The 26 seals, each measuring 4.3 cm in length and 3.2 cm in width, belonged to one of the missions sent by Pharaoh Khufu in search of mefat, a red metallic powder used in painting […]
The Dead Sea Scrolls are perhaps the most significant archaeological find of the 20th century. The scrolls present us with a picture of life in Judea from about 250 B.C. to 70 A.D. The period encompasses the Greek takeover of Judea; the insurrection of the Maccabees, who restored Judaism; the life of Jesus; and the […]