A portable CT scanner has been employed to scan Egyptian and Peruvian mummies at the Field Museum in Chicago.
One of the Field Museum’s mummies is a 40-year-old woman who had lower back pain.
A second was a teenager who may have jumped to his death.
Another mummy has no torso.
“It was a
A biblical expert has found that an ancient Book of Mark kept at the University of Chicago is actually a relatively modern fake.
Scholars have argued for nearly 70 years over the provenance of what's called the Archaic Mark, a 44-page miniature book, known as a "codex," which contains the complete
A 3,000 year old Egyptian bust at the Field Museum in Chicago is getting a lot of attention because it looks just like the late King of Pop! [Thx Sebastian]
The spitting image limestone sculpture has been on display at the museum since 1988, but recently started drawing attention because of
Cracked has compiled a list of six 'facts' about historic figures that their enemies made up. I still hear a few of these often, such as Napoleon being extremely short, and J. Edgar Hoover being a transvestite.
The truth is like Silly Putty: you can stretch it, mold it and use
During the reign of Saddam Hussein, and with the war still in progress, archaeology in Iraq has been at a standstill. The Field Museum in Chicago hopes to bring Iraqi archaeologists up to speed with all the technological developments of the last 15 years.
"Their job now is to learn new