Bloody, Defeated Gladiator Drips Gore in Gruesome Fresco Uncovered at Pompeii

Gladiators may have frequented the ancient tavern where the fresco was found. Rich, vibrant hues in a fresco recently uncovered at Pompeii illustrate the brutal finale of a violent battle between two gladiators. The unknown artist was generous with the color red; the upright victor is bleeding from several gashes, and the losing fighter’s body is striped […]

Tutankhamen’s Hidden Dagger

It was found that the dagger of the ancient Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamen was made of an extraterrestrial substance. The dagger may have been made from a meteorite. Researchers announced that the rate of nickel and cobalt in the dagger next to the mummy of the pharaoh, who died at a young age, was not from […]