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Lecture Leaks: Egypt’s Black Pharaohs
April 25, 2019 · Be The First To Comment

Today the Houston Museum of Natural Science is hosting a fascinating lecture titled Black Pharaohs: Egypt, Nubia and Cultural Merging. The lecture will be presented by Dr. Peter Lacovara, who has been working in Egypt for over 30 years. Yesterday I had the pleasure of meeting Dr. Lacovara during a recording for the upcoming season of the Beyond Bones Podcast. This […]

Barbecue, Disney and Bored Scotsmen: Why Pirates Say Arrrrrrrrrrrrrr
September 19, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

In honor of National Talk Like a Pirate day, I thought I’d explore just where the famous pirate accent came from and whether any real pirates spoke in the style we all associate with them today. After days of researching I have discovered that, in short, the answer is Hollywood and no. However, the story […]

What The Loss Of The Museu Nacional in Rio de Janeiro’s Collections Means To The World
September 12, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

  The evening of Sunday, September 2, 2018 marked the loss of one of the world’s largest natural history collections. A fire destroyed the Museu Nacional in Rio de Janeiro, and with the building, a collection of roughly 20 million artifacts, specimens and books went up in smoke. This is a devastating loss to the […]

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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