A NASA astronaut triumphantly completes a challenging quest to capture a decent image of the pyramids in Egypt from the International Space Station.
Using two legs from a cadaver, researchers in Switzerland baked one in an oven and covered the other in a salt solution to try to re-create ancient mummification. One method was successful.
We're currently living in the year imagined by the classic sci-fi flick, but what would another sequel look like if it envisioned the future 30 years from today?
Mummies on display at the British Museum have been painstakingly X-rayed in high definition to reveal the layers beneath the sarcophagus.
Alien pyramid-building theories take a blow as a new study shows Egyptians may have used water to help move the massive stones.
Roll your way through your next role-playing game with a set of creepy 20-sided dice that look like they crawled out of a dark and terrifying ocean.
A fragile scroll discovered in 1970 on the western shore of the Dead Sea has finally been deciphered, revealing it to be part of a Torah scroll.
A star chart carved into the ceiling of an ancient tomb in Japan is believed to be the world's oldest, and may show the sky as it was seen from China.
A forgotten box on a museum shelf yields a surprising discovery from a 2,000-year-old tomb.
Artist Josh Ln rewrites the histories of Spock, Captain Kirk, Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, the Power Rangers, the X-Men, and more as ancient hieroglyphs.