“The Book of the Dead in 3D” will open later this year at Berkeley’s Phoebe Apperson Hearst Museum of Anthropology. The interactive display will use virtual reality headsets to provide an immersive tour of Egypt’s death culture.
A robot captured 9 hours of video footage in traveling through the shaft of the Great Pyramid, discovering at the end a small chamber with elaborate symbols, but not yet solving the question of how the pyramids’ construction relates to the stars.
More has been published about the large animal cemetery located at the Roman port city of Berenice, Egypt.
The Alexander mosaic discovered at Pompeii will undergo a six-month process of restoration.
A man with a metal detector found a 2nd century AD Roman coin in British Columbia.
Mid-Atlantic Christian University and the Museum of the Albemarle in Elizabeth City, NC have partnered together to exhibit artifacts from Khirbet el-Maqatir, March 19 to November 13. The exhibit is entitled “Joshua, Judges, & Jesus: An Archaeological Journey Through the Bible.”
With Palm Sunday approaching, Wayne Stiles looks at the road descending down the Mount of Olives and the walls on either side of it.
Clyde Billington is on The Book and the Spade this week, talking about olive oil, DSS DNA, and bananas.
Accordance Bible Software is offering a number of historical and cultural resources on sale now, including the American Colony Collection, Views That Have Vanished, Cultural Images of the Holy Land, and Carta’s “Understanding” Series.
HT: Agade, Ted Weis, Arne Halbakken, Keith Keyser, Explorator, Charles Savelle