Incest left the young pharaoh with a club foot, feminine hips and a large overbite.
Showing large eyes and gaping mouths, 9,000-year-old limestone masks are the most ancient human portraits from Stone Age. Continue reading →
A new sampling technique provides clues into the last day of a person’s life by analyzing the soil surrounding skeletal remains. Continue reading →
Israeli archaeologists discover Byzantine coins and gold jewelry in a garbage pit. Continue reading →
The 1000-year old hospital was comprised of different wings and departments according to the nature of the illness and the condition of the patient -- similar to modern hospitals. Continue reading →
An international team of researchers has found fragments of a burial shroud that cast serious doubt on the Turin shroud, the controversial linen cloth venerated by many Catholics as the proof that Christ was resurrected from the grave. The Shroud of Turin Discovered in a Jerusalem cemetery known as...
For this week only, Jericho invites visitors to gaze at the largest Middle Eastern carpet mosaic in the world's oldest city.
New research shows that Egyptian pharaoh King Tutankhamun had a rough life: he suffered from malaria and deformed feet, two of his children were stillborn, and he died at the age of 19. Scientific analysis suggests that despite his status as royalty, his life seemed cursed. But was his death cursed...
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