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Mysteries About the Pyramids No Scientist Can Explain

The construction of the Pyramids of Giza and the origin of the Sphinx in Egypt will forever remain mysteries as no scientist has ever produced convincing explanations of their making and the speed of completion. The lack of solid answers...

Mysterious Greek Inscription on Ancient Sphinx Deciphered

A mysterious inscription on an ancient Sphinx that puzzled scientists for decades has finally been deciphered as Greek writing. For decades, scholars examined the drawing, attempting to decode the inscription. However, they were unsuccessful, perhaps because in an “unusual” break...

Sphinx Statue Unearthed in Egypt

At an ancient temple in southern Egypt, archaeologists have uncovered a figure that is reminiscent of a sphinx, as well as the remnants of a shrine. The Hathor Temple is one of the best preserved ancient locations in Egypt, and...

Lost Sphinxes of King Tut’s Grandfather Found in Luxor, Egypt

Two gigantic sphinxes of Amenhotep II, the Egyptian pharaoh who was King Tut's grandfather, were recently unearthed, according to a statement released by the Egyptian Tourism and Antiquities Authority. Unearthed at an ancient Egyptian temple known as the "Temple of...

Egypt Unveils “Avenue of the Sphinxes” with Spectacular Display

Egypt unveiled on Thursday the renovated "Avenue of the Sphinxes" with a spectacular display aimed at highlighting the country’s archaeological treasures. The avenue at the ancient city of Thebes, now renamed Luxor, is nearly two miles long and about 250...

BBC Highlights the Fascinating Beasts of Ancient Greece

In an article titled “The fantastical beasts on ancient Greece,” published in its Culture section, BBC news website focused on a darker side of Greek art and more specifically on the fearsome creatures that were commonly depicted in...