Universal has been building hype for their shared-universe classic monsters franchise for some time, but the whole shebang is meant to kick off with next year's THE MUMMY, starring Tom Cruise and Sofia Boutella. But there's a distinct possibility that the franchise has already started. That's right, 2014's DRACULA UNTOLD may yet be folded into the... Read More...
Science has revealed a lot about the 5,300-year-old mummy. But there are some questions we may never be able to answer.
Titan Comics has provided CBR News with an advance look at November's new Mummy comic from Peter Milligan and Ronilson Freire. The post EXCL. PREVIEW: The Mummy #1 appeared first on CBR.com.
The copper used to make the axe blade of 5,000-year-old mummy Ötzi did not come from the Alpine region as had previously been supposed, but from ore mined in southern Tuscany. Ötzi was probably not involved in working the metal himself, as the high levels of arsenic and copper found in his hair had, until now, led us to assume. Show More Summary
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Ötzi the Iceman, the world’s favorite prehistoric mummy, has been subjected to every scientific test imaginable, since his remains were discovered poking out of a glacier high in the Italian Alps in 1991. Now, a team of Italian researchers has reconstructed Ötzi’s vocal cords and used it to reproduce what his voice may have sounded like. Read more...
He was found in 1991 in the Italian Alps by two German hikers. Since then, he’s been analyzed more than a candidate running for president, with just as many controversies. He’s Otzi, the frozen Italian mummy and we know more about this 5,300-year-old guy than we know...
In preparation for the opening of “Mummies of the World” at the end of this month (Member preview: Friday, 9/23, public opening at Noon on Saturday, 9/24) we will be posting a series of blogs exploring the science of mummification. … Continue reading ?
Burnt scroll digitally unwrapped So, all that mummy mask soaking by US wannabe Bible scholars was unnecessary, who'd 'a believed it, eh? Ian Sample, 'Jubilation as scientists use 'virtual unwrapping' to read burnt ancient scroll' Guardian Wednesday 21 September 2016 But of course those primitives were not really after knowledge at all, but trophies.
Emily Blunt is not cool with the "mummy cult." The 33-year-old actress is currently promoting her highly anticipated film, The Girl on the Train, and reflected on her character Rachel's complex relationship with another woman in the film, Megan (Haley Bennett), as well as Rachel's struggle with fertility treatment. Show More Summary
The latest theory about how Ötzi was killed emerged from a three-day conference about the mummy.
In this climactic concluding chapter, chaos reigns as New York City is plunged into darkness and terrifying mummies rise to wreak havoc on the streets. And in the center of it all, Osiris, has come to render judgment on Doctor Fate and the rest of mankind. Show More Summary
The lovely brown hues in Eugene Delacroix's 1830 painting above, titled "Liberty Leading the People," were actually pigments made from ground-up mummies from Egypt. From National Geographic: The use of mummy as a pigment most likely stemmed from an even more unusual use—as medicine. Show More Summary
As silent witnesses to the past, ancient Egyptian mummies can add to our knowledge of their society well beyond what we can learn from the study of texts, art and funerary rituals.
Proteins from the mummies' skin and muscle samples show the people likely had cancer, lung infections and other diseases.
Will the devil have hell to pay when mommy comes to town in “Lucifer” Season 2? Lucifer certainly thinks so. With his mother on the loose, his powers on the fritz whenever Chloe (Lauren German) comes near and his truce with Amenadiel (D.B Woodside) back on solid ground, Lucifer will have his plate full this […]
This article originally appeared on artnet News. Did Eugène Delacroix‘s most famous painting, “Liberty Leading the People,” which recently made headlines in France’s controversial “burkini” debate, make use of Mummy Brown, a pigmentShow More Summary
Mummies are coming! Our new special exhibit, Mummies of the World, opens Friday, September 23 for members and noon on Saturday, September 24 for the public! GET TICKETS HERE Described as “fascinating, intriguing, and inspiring,” by NBC, “absolutely … Continue reading ?
When police heard about the frozen corpse up in the Alps in September 1991, they opened a criminal probe. Murder it was, but the crime was rather old -- and the ultimate cold case. The dead man, found by hikers 25 years ago this week...Show More Summary