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This one actually has a necklace

Miss B has decided that we should play through the pile of Lego games that we have accumulated over the last couple of years and then write a post comparing them, and I think that is a most excellent idea. 519 more words


Ancient Egyptians believed

Ancient Egyptians believed in an afterlife when someone died.  Mummification helped someone reach the afterlife as they thought that, in order to have an afterlife, the dead person would have to repossess his or her body.  253 more words


Unwrapping the Self: Victorian Mummy Unwrappings and Questions of Mortality

Sara Brio is a first-year doctoral researcher at the University of Leeds. Her thesis examines the intersection between representations of Ancient Egypt in Victorian fiction and nineteenth-century theology.

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A roundup of human remains in the news: Forensic anthropology, archaeology, and some strange stuff

Forensic Anthropology and Forensic Science in the News

Search begins for human remains at old Okeechobee School for Boys site

The search for human remains is underway in Okeechobee at the former site of the Florida School for Boys. 785 more words


London Culture

This week, my uni friends and I decided to go up to London to be cultured, sophisticated and cheap. We decided to go to the London Museum to check out the ancient history, and happily not pay entry fee. 465 more words


Mexico City - Fifth and final week

Our Mexico City story continues. If you haven’t checked out the other sights we have visited and fun we have had in Mexico City please look at my posts for… 1,738 more words


Desert Mummies of Peru

When many people think of Peru, they think of the jungle or Machu Picchu, which is what I knew before I travelled there.

Now having been there, when I think of Peru, I think of the vast and incredible desert, enormous sand dunes and crystal clear skies.   164 more words