Teaching Greek Tragedy in Prisons
Lead Coffin found new Richard III
The discovery of two bodies were found near Richard III (who was discovered earlier this year) and one the bodies is thought to be female. However, there is still mystery surrounding who were these figures within history and why were they buried so close to Richard III. Also, the discovery of the lead coffin leads one to believe that its noble patron must near by. However, all these answers will have to wait until tests reveal the answers. The rest of story can be found here.
Engraved Phallus may help determine Aosta's Foundation Date
Two phalluses (phalli) were discovered on a stone wall in Aosta along with the symbol of a spade and Capricorn. These symbols lead archaeologist to believe that the city was found during the winter solstice period by Augustus Caesar roughly around 25 B.C.E The entire article may be found here.
King Tut's Tomb Reconstructed for Tourists
The original site of King Tutankhamen's tomb is bombarded with visiting tourist every year. So, conservationist have decided to build near the ancient tomb a reconstruction of the tomb with all its glory. It is a smart move to allow more tourists visit for longer periods without running a risk of destruction. Read on it here.