Holy Serpent Gods, This Is An Egyptian Coffin Made For A Snake

Ancient Egyptians didn't prepare only human bodies for the afterlife; cats, baboons, crocodiles, canines, and birds have all been found mummified. But there's something particularly delightful about this long and skinny coffin for snake. » 10/08/14 4:40pm 10/08/14 4:40pm

Is this the world's oldest known protractor?

For over a century, archaeologists have argued over the original purpose of the strange looking object shown above, which was discovered in 1906 in the tomb of the ancient Egyptian architect Kha. Now, an Italian physicist claims to have deduced the artifact's true function:She says it's the world's first known… » 8/02/11 11:40am 8/02/11 11:40am

The Egyptian pulp adventures of "Cleopatra in Space"

The title says it all. A teenaged Cleopatra VII has been zapped to a distant future, one filled with professorial talking cats and Sphinx-shaped space bikes. She's caught in an intergalactic war — when she's not stuck in detention. » 1/29/11 10:30am 1/29/11 10:30am