From khakis to pith hats, certain items of clothing have become enduring emblems of European colonialism and particular scholars who know these problematic histories choose to engage in the aesthetics of colonialism in their everyday lives.
The bodies of ancient “mummies” made the news again this month, when Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities and Tourism opened one of the recently unearthed 59 wooden coffins.
Thorough and rewarding, Christina Riggs’s Photographing Tutankhamun illuminates the reasons behind our fascination with one of Ancient Egypt’s most famous tombs.
Archaeologists are reconstructing pieces of a 2,000-year-old sarcophagus lid featuring a colored leopard face.
Signs and Wonders: The Photographs of John Beasley Greene features photographs that focus on ancient monuments and landscapes in Egypt and Algeria from the 1850s, rather than people.
Authorities intercepted the package on its way to Belgium after X-rays revealed dismembered body parts inside the equipment.
Like Italo Calvino or Umberto Eco, Ga’s theme is a search for a truth that leaves signs everywhere, but remains out of reach.
Untouched for nearly 4,000 years, the ornately painted tomb in Egypt’s Saqqara region, is in nearly pristine condition.
Created in the last century of the Ptolemaic Kingdom, Nedjemankh’s coffin reconfigures how we understand Ancient Egypt’s transition from autonomous empire to Roman province.
A chemical scientist discovered the most ancient solid cheese ever found inside the tomb of Ptahmes, mayor of Memphis in Egypt during the 13th century BCE.
The sphinx, a human-lion hybrid from around 380 BCE, was discovered on a construction site in Luxor.
An exhibition at the Atkinson Art Gallery and Library sheds light on the somewhat mysterious 19th-century scholar and collector Anne Goodison.