Who’s the mummy? Tutankhamun ..

Display heading to London has had 1.3 million visitors, beating 50-year-old record held by previous Tut show A vast touring show of treasures linked to Egypt’s boy-king Tutankhamun has attracted more than 1.3 million visitors in Paris, becoming the most-visited exhibition in French history. The show, based at a vast space at La Villette before it arrives […]

Nan Madol: Archaeologists Uncover Earliest Evidence of Chiefdom in Pacific

Nan Madol, an ancient administrative and the former capital of the Micronesian island of Pohnpei, was the earliest among the Pacific islands to be ruled by a single chief, according to an international team of archaeologists. An ancient city built atop a coral reef, Nan Madol has been uninhabited for centuries now. Located in the northwestern Pacific […]

Tomb of Cleopatra

  Between 305 BC and 30 BC, VII. Cleopatra was the last active ruler of the Ptolemaic Kingdom. Much is known about her intelligence, her beauty and her romantic relationships (both having children from Julius Caesar and Mark Antony), but her burial remains a mystery. Cleopatra and Marcus Antonius committed suicide together when they defeated […]