Not seen since 1922…read and see more here.
This is so great! Neanderthal children, together with a few adults, left their footprints on a beach in Normandy, France. Read more here. Amazing these survived WWII.
Why would prehistoric humans decorate an object?
…8000 years ago.
What do these faces mean? Find out here.
Or rather, objects from a sorcerer’s daily life.
…and it’s a good thing. Read more here.
“The Global Guides program at the Penn Museum hires recent refugees from the Middle East to give personalized tours. The leader of my tour was Moumena Saradar, a refugee from Syria who has lived in Philadelphia for two years.”
By Olivia Jia for Hyperallergic, 2/20/2019
Read the above article to see how one museum is connecting with refugees from the Middle East by hiring them to teach visitors about their culture, both ancient and contemporary.
“You have to go back 4,000 years, colleagues said, to find someone as fluent in Sumerian as Miguel Civil. A Catalonian-born professor with a purported photographic memory, he spent decades studying ancient cuneiform tablets, examining the last wedge-shaped traces of what is probably the world’s oldest written language.” Read more here.
Read here about the 10-year conservation work at Luxor, Egypt, on the tomb of King Tut.
“Queens of Egypt” at the National Geographic Museum, Washington, D.C., March 1 to Sept. 2, 2019 focuses on seven women who ruled ancient Egypt.