Greek Mummy Portraits, Funerary Building Discovered in Fayoum, Egypt
New important Greek and Roman archaeological discoveries were made in Fayoum, the Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities in Egypt announced on Thursday. The discoveries included a funerary building, portraits, mummies, and statues that date as far back as the...
Ancient Library of Alexandria One of Greatest Treasures of Mankind
The ancient Library of Alexandria, built in the city that was the brainchild of Alexander the Great, was one of the greatest wonders of the world, hosting scholars who explored science, history and all other areas of knowledge before...
Greek or Arab? Race Controversy Erupts Over White Actress Portraying Cleopatra
The internet exploded this past weekend when the beautiful Israeli action star Gal Gadot was chosen to portray the Egyptian queen Cleopatra in a new movie from Paramount directed by Patty Jenkins. Written by Greek-American screenwriter Laeta Kalogridis, the film...