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  1. The First Genome Data from Ancient Egyptian Mummies: Ancient Egyptians Were Most Closely Related to Ancient Populations from the Near East

    ... Human History in Jena, successfully recovered and analyzed ancient DNA from Egyptian mummies dating from approximately ... nuclear data from three individuals, establishing ancient Egyptian mummies as a reliable source for genetic material to study the ancient past. An international team of scientists, led by ...

    ancient-origins - 01/06/2017 - 22:54

  2. What Egyptians Ate: Did the Cuisine of Ancient Egypt Reflect the Tastes of Today?

    The ancient Egyptians enjoyed a variety of foods, not unlike what we enjoy today. Nevertheless, compared to many other ancient civilizations, the ancient Egyptians had access to better foods. The Nile ...

    dhwty - 23/11/2018 - 02:00

  3. Top 15 Interesting Facts About Ancient Egypt That You May Not Know

    ... the greatest civilizations in our history belonged to the ancient Egyptians. It flourished in the fertile valleys of ... the greatest civilizations in our history belonged to the ancient Egyptians. It flourished in the fertile valleys of ... ingenious people became a unique culture of the world. The ancient Egyptians brought to life a variety of gods and ...

    Aleksa Vučković - 31/03/2020 - 18:59

  4. Achaemenid Religion: Lighting the Spirit of Ancient Persia

    ... of the influence of the Persian civilization on both the ancient Greeks and the ancient Jews.  The Achaemenid Persian Empire is historically ... of the influence of the Persian civilization on both the ancient Greeks and the ancient Jews. Because of this ...

    Caleb Strom - 13/10/2019 - 23:01

  5. Tomb of Ancient Greek Poet and Astronomer Found in Turkey

    ... large memorial tomb dedicated to one of those people, the ancient Greek poet and astronomer Aratus. Aratus was a ... which were once very influential. The tomb of the ancient Greek poet was found among the ruins of Soli Pompeiopolis , a Hellenistic and Roman city in ancient times. A team led by Remzi Yağcı of Dokuz Eylül ...

    Ed Whelan - 14/10/2020 - 22:02

  6. 11 Ancient Remedies that Effectively Treat Modern Ailments

    ... when modern science backs them up. Sometimes looking to ancient knowledge as a source and then checking with modern ... science can yield useful results. Frankincense: How to Use Ancient Wonder Cure for Healing Several thousand years ago, ... one of the commodities that fueled the Incense Route . Ancient physicians found that frankincense had antiseptic, ...

    ancient-origins - 06/07/2019 - 23:05

  7. DNA Tool Allows You To Trace Your Ancient Ancestry

    Scientists at the University of Sheffield studying ancient DNA have created a tool allowing them to more accurately identify ancient Eurasian populations, which can be used to test an individual's similarity to ancient people who once roamed the earth. University of ...

    ancient-origins - 14/01/2019 - 22:54

  8. The Vagaries of Trade in Ancient Egypt

    ... long lasting structures, trade was an important feature of Ancient Egypt. The ancient Egyptians traded with many lands that bordered their ... long lasting structures, trade was an important feature of Ancient Egypt . The ancient Egyptians traded with many lands ...

    dhwty - 05/06/2020 - 14:10

  9. History Buff Bakes Ancient Egyptian Bread Using 1,500-Year-Old Yeast Scrapings

    A history enthusiast has baked loaves of ancient bread based on an ancient Egyptian recipe and using an ingredient that was 1,500 years old – yeast scrapings taken from ancient Egyptian bread pots. He claimed the outcome was very ...

    Ed Whelan - 18/04/2019 - 18:59

  10. Ancient Andean Genes Reveal DNA Continuity Amid Cultural Clashes

    ... team has conducted the first in-depth, wide-scale study of ancient Andean genes before European contact. An ... team has conducted the first in-depth, wide-scale study of ancient Andean genes before European contact. The findings, ... cosmopolitanism among some of the region's most well-known ancient civilizations. The First Study of Its Kind on Ancient ...

    ancient-origins - 08/05/2020 - 14:38

  11. Canyons of the Ancients Artifacts Thief Goes to Jail

    ... stealing artifacts from the site. Canyons of the Ancients: Ancient Archaeology Treasure Chest Situated in the Four ... to a “32 million acre” archaeological zone. The ancient monument area has been inhabited by humans, including ... and the vast majority of stone structures are from the Ancient Puebloans era. From building basic pit style ...

    ashley cowie - 13/06/2020 - 14:04

  12. Bygone Beauty and Body: The Origins of Cosmetics in the Ancient World

    ... of cosmetics. This article will focus primarily on ancient Egypt, where cosmetics are thought to have been first ... Nevertheless, the use of cosmetics in other parts of the ancient world will also be looked at briefly. Oils to Protect ... of cosmetics by human beings is believed to come from the ancient Egyptian civilization. Thus, it has commonly been ...

    dhwty - 16/03/2016 - 02:46

  13. Homosexuality in Ancient Greece - One Big Lie?

    You may have heard that homosexuality was celebrated in ancient Greece more than any other place and time. Some scholars have even called ancient Athens a gay paradise, where same-sex romance ... You may have heard that homosexuality was celebrated in ancient Greece more than any other place and time. Some ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 28/12/2018 - 13:59

  14. Common Tools or Ancient Advanced Technology? How Did the Egyptians Bore Through Granite?

    Ancient Egypt is known for many technological and artistic ... in medicine, astronomy, and many other fields. Ancient Egypt is known for many technological and artistic ... working. A particularly controversial issue is how the ancient Egyptians were able to cut and bore through solid ...

    Caleb Strom - 13/03/2017 - 17:48

  15. Eight Impressive but Terrifying Cases of Ancient Surgery

    ... out prior to the development of modern anaesthesia, but ancient people around the world have been cutting and ... Here we look at eight impressive but terrifying cases of ancient surgery, from rhinoplasty to leg surgery, dental ... in some cases dating back an incredible 11,000 years. Ancient Cranial Surgery: Practice of Drilling Holes in the ...

    aprilholloway - 23/04/2015 - 01:29

  16. Tunisian Man Rediscovers Secret of Priceless Ancient Purple Dye

    A Tunisian man has been able to solve an ancient mystery. He has found a way to re-create an ancient purple dye that was once linked to ancient kings and emperors. Through a long process of trial ...

    Ed Whelan - 27/07/2020 - 22:50

  17. The Jewels of the East: Top 8 Ancient Capitals of China

    Considering the fact that the history of ancient China spans many centuries, it is only natural that ... major cities.  Considering the fact that the history of ancient China spans many centuries, it is only natural that ... capitals and major cities. Throughout its timeline, ancient China saw the rise and fall of many independent ...

    Aleksa Vučković - 27/03/2020 - 01:01

  18. Would You Try This Ancient Liquor Found Inside 2,200-Year-Old Chinese Vessel?

    ArchaeologChinese Vesselists have unearthed an ancient tomb in China’s Shaanxi Province, containing a ... with 2,200-year-old liquor. Would you be game to try this ancient brew? ArchaeologChinese Vesselists have unearthed an ancient tomb in China’s Shaanxi Province, containing a ...

    aprilholloway - 19/03/2018 - 21:59

  19. Boats, Bowling and Moldy Bread: Curious Achievements Ancient Egypt Shared With the World

    Ancient Egypt is one on the oldest civilizations in the world and it was also home to many of the ancient world’s greatest achievements. Without their ... and even leisure activities wouldn’t be the same today. Ancient Egypt is one on the oldest civilizations in the world ...

    John Tuttle - 30/06/2017 - 01:49

  20. Mathematics of the Pharaohs: The Rhind Papyrus and Ancient Egyptian Math

    ... exactness of the shape of the pyramids . For millennia, ancient Egypt has been considered synonymous with wisdom by ... problems reveal important information about how ancient Egyptians worked with multiplication, division, and ... papyrus. Historical Background of Egyptian Mathematics Ancient Egypt was one of the first relatively advanced, ...

    Caleb Strom - 14/12/2019 - 18:25

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