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Hatshepsut: Neither a Mad Queen Nor a Bad Mother!
May 10, 2019 · Be The First To Comment

HMNS’ collections are more than just curiosities, they’re mementos of past lives, each with a story to tell and a lesson to teach. Take, for example, the chunk of pink granite from our Hall of Ancient Egypt pictured below. This two and a half foot tall rock may look pretty big, but it’s only a […]

Our Discovery Guides Have A Mammoth Time At The Gault Site
January 26, 2019 · Be The First To Comment

It is a common belief among non-Texans that we have too much pride in our state, but I personally believe that we Texans don’t have enough pride and today’s edition of Beyond Bones provides good justification for that opinion. Last week I was lucky enough to get the chance to tag along when our Discovery […]

Are Emojis The Same As Hieroglyphs?
January 7, 2019 · Be The First To Comment

The “back to hieroglyphs” meme, it’s one of those memes that won’t die. But is there any truth to it?¬† Today on Beyond Bones we’re going to find out! Although our increasingly complex and diverse store of emoticons may visually resemble the famous script of the ancient Egyptians, in truth emoji’s are a lot more […]

Ancient Egyptian Fashion: So Understated We Had To Dig To Find It
September 7, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

Although Egyptian civilization is one of the oldest in the world, they manage to influence our modern society in many ways. One of those ways is fashion. Ever since the original Egyptian craze a century ago, Egyptian fashion has influenced modern designers on an off. The key to the timelessness of ancient Egyptian fashion is […]



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