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World's earliest figural tattoos discovered on Gebelein mummies

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

World’s Oldest Figural Tattoos Found on Two Ancient Egyptian Mummies

2 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

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.

Egyptian mummies found to have oldest figurative tattoos

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.

Earliest Surviving Tattoos Discovered on Male, Female Mummies

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets :

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

This is what a 5,000-year-old tattoo looks like - CNET

2 weeks agoTechnology : CNET: News

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.

Earliest Ancient Egyptian Tattoos Found on Mummies

The 5,000-year-old mummies have tattooed images of sheep, bulls, and mysterious lines.

10 Best Backpacking Sleeping Bags of 2018 (For Men and Women)

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

Ancient Egypt: Newly Discovered 2,000-Year-Old Tomb Contains Mummy of High Priest and 40 Sarcophagi

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.

Brendan Fraser: I Was Groped By a Former HFPA President

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

Here's the Problem With Laughing at Brendan Fraser Admitting a Man Sexually Assaulted Him

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

Hollywood Foreign Press Association Responds To Brendan Fraser Groping Charge

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

Brendan Fraser Says He Was Manhandled by Hollywood Honcho

"I thought I was going to cry," said the Mummy actor, who feared for years to recount the incident.

Brendan Fraser Explains Where He's Been

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...

Brendan Fraser Felt 'Depressed' & 'Reclusive' After Alleged Groping From HFPA Boss

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

Tracking RNA to Pinpoint Time of Death: Better Than Bugs?

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...

'Screaming Mummy' displayed in Egypt museum

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

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

Here's Titan Quest, With A Side Of The 1999 Mummy Film

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 »      

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