Tag: Neolithic

Ancient Egyptian Mummification

08/15 | A study recently published in PLOS ONE demonstrates that the ancient Egyptians began to embalm mummies 1,500 years earlier than previously thought.   Read more…

Posted in The Ancient Near Eastern World.

World’s Oldest Masks

08/13 | The exhibit Face to Face: The Oldest Masks in the World at the Israel Museum features a dozen masks that date to the pre-pottery Neolithic B period (8300 – 5500   Read more…

Posted in Exhibits/Events.

Johnny Applesea

06/12 | Two new genetic studies published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and PLOS Genetics suggest that Neolithic Near Eastern expansion occurred over water in addition to land.   Read more…

Posted in The Ancient Near Eastern World.


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