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King Tut's sarcophagus. Source: Jaroslav Moravcik / Adobe Stock.
Monday, November 18, 2019 - 17:16

One of the best-known Egyptologists believes that he has finally solved the mystery of the death of Tutankhamun. He claims that the young pharaoh died after his leg became infected after an accident. The expert claims that he has conclusive evidence that Tutankhamun was not murdered, a theory that is popular among some specialists.

Babylonian relief carving. Credit: Andrea Izzotti / Adobe Stock
Monday, November 18, 2019 - 14:01

Mesopotamia is considered to be home to one of the first civilizations and it decisively shaped world history. Now thanks to some of the oldest culinary recipes, inscribed on clay tablets, we now know what they liked to eat and even what their meals tasted like.

A mysterious Indian king. Bengal king Sashanka has long been a historical mystery as well. Source: venkatvasa/Deviant Art
Sunday, November 17, 2019 - 23:01

The region and state of Bengal in India is situated in the East of the country and is primarily known for its rich culture, literature, history, and heritage. 

King Solomon is most famous for his wisdom in the story of The Judgment of Solomon. Source: Dcastor / CC BY-SA 3.0.
Sunday, November 17, 2019 - 19:08

King Solomon was the fourth (or third) ruler of the United Kingdom of Israel. He is remembered primarily for his wisdom (hence the English idiom ‘as wise as Solomon’), though he was also a wealthy and powerful king. 

Photos of the Ice Age lake Dipsiz in Turkey before (Hurriyet Daily News) and after (Daily Sabah) the archaeological excavations.
Sunday, November 17, 2019 - 14:01

A 12,000-year-old Ice Age lake has dried up after a team of treasure hunters conducted invasive excavations that were authorized but highly controversial. Having obtained permission from the Gümüşhane Governor's Office to carry out an excavation, two men set about searching for a legendary ancient Roman treasure in Turkey near Dumanlı Village in the Taşköprü Plateau.

King Henry VIII. (Ann Longmore-Etheridge / Flickr)
Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 22:45

King Henry VIII was the second monarch of England and reigned during the 16th century. Henry ruled his kingdom for almost 40 years, and he seems to have had a promising start at the beginning of his long reign. As time went on, however, Henry grew increasingly unpopular, and in the final years of his rule, both his physical and mental health severely declined.

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