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Balk Like An Egyptian

February 28, 2018


Archaeologists in Egypt say they have discovered a 4,400-year-old tomb near the pyramids outside Cairo.   Along with an astonishing number of artifacts, what makes this tomb especially exciting is that it likely belongs to a high-ranking female official by the name of Heptet.  In addition to being a high-ranking official, Heptet was also a priestess. […]

Maidenform and the Maiden

July 26, 2012


In a revolutionary discovery that is rewriting virtually everything we know about history except for the reason for the new TV reality show “Honey Boo Boo,” the University of Innsbruck said Wednesday that archeologists found four linen bras dating from the Middle Ages in an Austrian castle. It was not explained what archeologists were doing […]