Hindu Statue Returns to Cambodia, Secrets in the News: May 9 – 15, 2015

Hindu Statue Returns to Cambodia, Secrets in the News: May 9 – 15, 2015

1. Animal Mummy Scandal Revealed in Egypt “Animal mummies were votive gifts. Today you’d have a candle in a cathedral; in Egyptian times you would have an animal mummy.” Read more at BBC and learn what researchers have exposed from a scanning project at Manchester Museum and the University of Manchester. 2. Mass Grave Under […]

Secrets in the News: May 2 – 8, 2015

Secrets in the News: May 2 – 8, 2015

A local newspaper reported at least 10 mosaics held in the Hatay Archaeology Museum in Turkey, the world’s second largest mosaic museum, were damaged during restoration. The issue was first raised by local mosaic craftsman.

Secrets in the News: April 25 – May 1, 2015

Secrets in the News: April 25 – May 1, 2015

The earthquake destroyed and damaged many of the country’s historic structures, including temples and squares that attracted hundreds of thousands of tourists to Nepal. See before and after photos of the earthquake.