Newly discovered marks push back evidence for tattooing in Africa by a millennium A wild bull, a Barbary sheep and S-shaped motifs discovered on two mummies in the British Museum have been revealed as the world’s earliest known figural tattoos. Show More Summary
The 5,000-year-old mummies, which have been at the British Museum, have tattoos of a wild bull, sheep, and alphabet-like motifs. The post World’s Oldest Figural Tattoos Found on Two Ancient Egyptian Mummies appeared first on Hyperallergic.
A team of researchers from across Europe has found tattoos on two mummies at the British Museum, making them the oldest known examples of figurative tattoos. In their paper published in Journal of Archaeological Science, the group describes their study of dark splotches on preserved mummy skin.
The practice of tattooing dates back many centuries—perhaps even further than previously thought. Using infrared technology, the British Museum uncovered tattoos on two naturally mummified bodies from Egypt. A male mummy, known as […] The post Earliest Surviving Tattoos Discovered on Male, Female Mummies appeared first on Geek.com.
Tattoos believed to be the world's oldest figurative body art have been discovered on a pair of well-preserved Egyptian mummies. Talk about ancient hipsters.
The 5,000-year-old mummies have tattooed images of sheep, bulls, and mysterious lines.
Sleeping bags are still the most popular nighttime insulation option with backpackers because they’re warmer in cold, damp, or drafty weather, especially below freezing. While mummy bag designs still prevail, there’s a lot more variety...Show More Summary
The burial site contains the mummy of a high priest of Thoth—the ancient Egyptian god of science, magic and writing— whose preserved organs are contained in jars.
The exhibit is named after an ancient piece of art criticism.
Brendan Fraser was once a major movie star. He was in beloved classics like The Mummy and The Mummy Returns. He made audiences swoon with George of the Jungle. And then, years ago, his career just... stopped. In a stunning new interview, he's revealing exactly what happens. Show More Summary
Post by Tanvier Peart. Lovers of beloved '90s films like Encino Man, George of the Jungle, and School Ties have likely noticed a certain leading man missing from the big screen. While the once Mummy protagonist has been consistentlyShow More Summary
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association says it was “previously unaware” of information alleged in a GQ article by The Mummy actor Brendan Fraser against the HFPA’s Philip Berk and is investigating the matter. A statement from the HFPA reads in full: "The HFPA stands firmly against sexual harassment and the type of behavior described in this article. Show More Summary
"I thought I was going to cry," said the Mummy actor, who feared for years to recount the incident.
Brendan Fraser was once seemingly omnipresent on the big screen, dominating the box office with leading roles in everything from Encino Man in 1992 to a series of Mummy films that ended in 2008. But for quite some time he's been off the Hollywood radar; when he popped up in...
A new GQ profile addresses the question "What ever happened to Brendan Fraser?" The now 49-year-old actor was everywhere in the '90s and early '00s -- "The Mummy" movies, "George of the Jungle," "Encino Man," "Gods and Monsters," "The...Show More Summary
DNA is a persistent molecule. Genome sequencing is possible for creatures as ancient as mummies and mammoths. But the messenger RNA (mRNA) molecules that translate a gene’s information into a specific protein are more ephemeral, wax...
The Egyptian Museum in Cairo has put on display the "Screaming Mummy" of the son of a pharaoh who may have been hanged for plotting his father's murder. Dubbed "the unknown man E", the mummy which is not usually exhibited appears to be of a man who died an agonising death. Show More Summary
Being a game set in ancient Roman times, Titan Quest seems a natural fit for ancient Egypt. And given there's no official Egypt DLC for the Diablo clone, one modder thought he'd make his own. More »