A museum wasn’t sure whose head it had put on display. That’s when the F.B.I.’s forensic scientists were called in to crack the agency’s oldest case.
Category Archives: Egypt
Getty Conservation Institute scientists, in a joint conservation program with Egypt, have found that mysterious brown spots on murals were dead mold and fungus.
Pioneers of new software for reading damaged parchment and scrolls are now deploying a CT scanner at the Morgan Library, hoping to recover Coptic writings dating back at least to 600 A.D.
A drama about a prison escapee in hiding plays out against the backdrop of the 2011 demonstrations in Cairo’s Tahrir Square.
Known for her silky and playful voice, she had roles in more than 100 movies and was part of what is considered a “golden” age of Egyptian film.
“Mummies,” an exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History, uses technology to get a better understanding of ancient Peruvians and Egyptians.
Bassem Youssef and the Egyptian satirical program he hosted after the Arab Spring is the focus of this documentary.
A new wave of bleak, post-revolutionary fiction is emerging from writers grappling with the chaotic aftermath and stinging disappointments of the Arab Spring.
The Grolier Club is exhibiting around 70 antique variations of the Game of the Goose, illustrated with images ranging from cannibals to breath-mint ads.
Sarah H. Parcak, a pioneering space archaeologist, will use her $1 million TED prize for a program where everyone can monitor archaeological sites.