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Get to know famous women at Queens College Legendary academic Margaret Tallalian Kyrkostas offers exhibit...Author and anthroplogist Margaret Tellalian Kyrkostas wants to highlight the contributions of women in history. The stories of extraordinary
If you're like us, then you tore into the latest issue of Vanity Fair , flipped past Taylor Swift's full golden bangs, and went straight to the full golden bangs of another teen idol . . . those of Egyptian boy-king Tutankhamun's shiny golden mask.
Analysis of remains from a cemetery at the city of Tell el-Amarna is painting an unsettling picture of the reign of the famously monotheistic pharaoh Akhenaten. According to researchers led by University of Arkansas bioarchaeologist Jerome Rose, the
Carvings on the walls of the ancient Egyptian city of Amarna depict a world of plenty...Musicians serenade the pharaoh as he feasts on meat at a banquet. But new research hints that life in Amarna was a combination of grinding toil and wantat least
While Akhenaten was known to be King Tut's father, the identity of his mother has remained elusive...Recent DNA analyses from the mummies of Tut and his kin revealed that the boy king's parents were siblings. Those results pointed to the "heretic"
The incomparably beautiful bust of Nefertiti Uncovered in December, 1912, by the German archeologist Ludwig Borchardt, the 47-centimeter-tall, colorful bust is some 3,400 years old. Given its value, no surprise that it's displayed in a reinforced,
A 33-year-old Richmond woman was sentenced Wednesday to seven years in state prison for fatally stabbing her husband's girlfriend in a Richmond park last year. Originally charged with murder, Crystal Ladonna Birden took a plea deal earlier this month
Luke Sharrett for The New York Times President Obama and his wife, Michelle, at an inaugural ball in Washington. Barack Hussein Obama ceremonially opened his second term on Monday with an assertive Inaugural Address that offered a robust articulation
Lost in the sands of time after the Nazis airbrushed him from history, the story of a wealthy Jewish philanthropist, who financed the excavation of the priceless Nefertiti bust, is finally being revealed as Berlin celebrates the 100th anniversary of
Most archeology in Canada is performed not by academics, but by private firms examining building sites before the developers move in with bulldozers. One of the biggest specialty consulting firms in the market is Toronto-based Archaeological Services