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 recent removal of statues of Jefferson Davis and Nathan Bedford Forrest illuminates the many problems with the memorial landscape in Memphis and throughout the United States.
The city sold two parks to a nonprofit, allowing it to remove the statues of Jefferson Davis and Nathan Bedford Forrest.
While many remain optimistic that the school could remain open, it would take a miraculous $30 million endowment donation to make this possible.
Erected in 1905, the towering statue of Nathan Bedford Forrest pays tribute to the Ku Klux Klan’s first Grand Wizard.
MEMPHIS — The American tradition of road photography has typically captured a certain spirit of adventure, a search for unexpected beauty, oddity, maybe even enlightenment out there in the far corners of the country.
MEMPHIS — Chalkware was one of the earliest affordable arts available to a large population in the United States.
MEMPHIS — Down in a former coal chamber, accessed through a stained glass restoration studio, is Tops Gallery.
Millions of animal mummies — some elaborately dressed, others plainly wrapped — were buried by ancient Egyptians and the exact reason for the death ritual is an ongoing archaeological mystery.
MEMPHIS — Secreted in a cemetery in Memphis is a meditative work of 1930s folk art, a man-made cave created from five tons of quartz crystal and a unique process of turning concrete to wood.