4,000-Year-Old Guide to the Ancient Egyptian Underworld May Be Oldest Illustrated ‘Book’

4,000-Year-Old Guide to the Ancient Egyptian Underworld May Be Oldest Illustrated ‘Book’

4,000-Year-Old Guide to the Ancient Egyptian Underworld May Be Oldest Illustrated ‘Book’ Few rides outside the subway system of New York City rival those mentioned in “The Book of Two Ways,” a mystical road map to the ancient Egyptian afterlife, when it comes to difficult travel. This user’s guide, a precursor to the corpus of Egyptian funerary texts known as […]

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Priceless Gold Coins Discovered in Ancient ‘Piggy Bank’ in Israel

Priceless Gold Coins Discovered in Ancient ‘Piggy Bank’ in Israel

Priceless Gold Coins Discovered in Ancient ‘Piggy Bank’ in Israel In an ancient harbor off Israel’s coast, a massive trove of thousand-year-old gold coins was unearthed. The hoard, discovered by members of an amateur scuba diving club for the first time, is Israel’s largest haul of gold coins ever unearthed. The finding raises the possibility that an ancient shipwreck, once […]

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