Man’s best friend no and into the great beyond

Dogs are well-known for their loving companionship with their owners – but after the humans’ death?  Some people in an ancient community in what is now northern Italy were interred with animals and animal parts from species such as dogs, horses, and pigs. The reasons remain mysterious, but they might represent an enduring companion […]

Tunnel that could lead to Cleopatra’s Tomb is ‘geometric miracle’

Beneath the temple ruins of the Egyptian city of Taposiris Magna, archaeologists recently discovered a secret tunnel dubbed the “geometric miracle.”The city was founded in Egypt by the Hellenistic king Ptolemy II Philadelphus between 280 and 270 BCE, and its name translates to “The Great Tomb of Osiris” (the god of death in Egyptian […]