December 19, 2012
Archaeologists Find World’s Oldest Bra

If a bra feels like a medieval torture device* to you, you are correct about one thing: They are, in fact, medieval (whether they are also torture really depends upon the fit). 
[Image: Institute for Archaeologies, University of Innsbruck]

Archaeologists Find World’s Oldest Bra

If a bra feels like a medieval torture device* to you, you are correct about one thing: They are, in fact, medieval (whether they are also torture really depends upon the fit). 

[Image: Institute for Archaeologies, University of Innsbruck]

May 25, 2011
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Ancient News: Live Via Satellite
Egyptian Pyramids Found By Infra-red Images
Seventeen lost pyramids are among the buildings identified in a new satellite survey of Egypt. More than 1,000 tombs and 3,000 ancient settlements were also revealed by looking at infra-red images which show up underground buildings.
Initial excavations have already confirmed some of the findings, including two suspected pyramids. The work has been pioneered at the University of Alabama in Birmingham by U.S. Egyptologist Dr. Sarah Parcak.
“For me the ‘Aha!’ moment was when I could step back and look at everything that we’d found and I couldn’t believe we could locate so many sites all over Egypt,” she said.
(via BBC News)
More: Aerial Archaeology

lookhigh:

Ancient News: Live Via Satellite

Egyptian Pyramids Found By Infra-red Images

Seventeen lost pyramids are among the buildings identified in a new satellite survey of Egypt. More than 1,000 tombs and 3,000 ancient settlements were also revealed by looking at infra-red images which show up underground buildings.

Initial excavations have already confirmed some of the findings, including two suspected pyramids. The work has been pioneered at the University of Alabama in Birmingham by U.S. Egyptologist Dr. Sarah Parcak.

“For me the ‘Aha!’ moment was when I could step back and look at everything that we’d found and I couldn’t believe we could locate so many sites all over Egypt,” she said.

(via BBC News)

More: Aerial Archaeology

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