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Egyptians integrated communities thousands of years ago in Nile River Valley area

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — New bioarchaeological evidence shows that Nubians and Egyptians integrated into a community, and even married, in ancient Sudan, according to new research from a Purdue University anthropologist. “There are not many archaeological sites that date to this time period, so we have not known what people were doing or what happened […]

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3000-year-old female mummy was covered in hidden tattoos

Covered in more than 30 tattoos of flowers, animals, and sacred symbols, this 3,000-year-old mummy is one of the most unusual that archaeologist Anne Austin has ever seen. Though other mummies have been found with abstract markings like dots tattooed on their skin, no one had ever seen figurative drawings like these. Austin and her colleagues […]

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