Tag: British Museum

To See or Not to See: Technology Peers into Ancient Mummies

10/12 | The British Museum has opened an innovative exhibition, Ancient Lives, New Discoveries, which focuses on eight individuals who lived, died and were mummified in ancient Egypt and Sudan.   Read more…

Posted in The Ancient Near Eastern World.

Medicine in the Ancient World

09/05 | What exactly did ancient cultures do to combat disease and injury, and did these methods have any real basis in science as we know it today? The answers may surprise   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice.

6,500-Year-Old Ur Skeleton Resurfaces in Penn Museum

08/12 | A 6,500-year-old skeleton from the site of Ur in present-day Iraq was recently rediscovered in the basement of the Penn Museum.   Read more…

Posted in The Ancient Near Eastern World.


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