Dozens of Cat Mummies Found in 4,500-Year-Old Egyptian Tombs
The King Userkaf pyramid complex at Saqqara is the final resting place for cats and scarab beetles—and it still contains unopened tombs.
10 Delightfully Strange Objects from New York’s Newest Antiques Fair
TEFAF New York is basically a playground for retired millionaires. We navigated their world and found objects that can appeal to the eccentrics among us all.
Where Do ISIS-Looted Antiquities Go?
Probably someone’s basement. For a long time.
The Curse of King Tut
King Tutankhamun's tomb was discovered 87 years ago today in Thebes, Egypt, by English archaeologist Howard Carter. In a country whose antiquities had for centuries been the target of theft, it was a 3000-year-old gold mine - full of golden shrines...