Tag: ancient egyptian

What Makes Gold so Great?

Gold has long been considered the king of metals, but why? What makes this lustrous material so alluring? Why does it remain so valuable? From a purely practical standpoint, gold has a lot of desirable properties. For one, it’s durable—it does not tarnish or rust. In fact, it’s one of the least reactive elements on…


Scientists Discover That Egyptian Mummy Thought to Be Male Priest Was Actually Pregnant Woman in Her 20s

A team of researchers in Warsaw, Poland, carrying out an examination on an ancient Egyptian mummy, initially believed to be a male priest, were amazed when the mummy was revealed to be a woman who was pregnant before her death. The discovery, made by researchers of the Warsaw Mummy Project, is the first of its…