A roundup of Secrets in the News for late September 2019. Read more below for a Canadian Shipwreck, a haunting fresco from Pompeii, an ancient sea monster, and more.
Underwater archaeologists release photos and video of the HMS Terror shipwreck
Canada Parks reports: The Canadian government and Inuit are working in partnership to explore the wrecks of HMS Erebus and HMS Terror ― the fabled ships of the 1845 Franklin Expedition that set sail from England in search of a Northwest Passage across what is now Canada’s Arctic [read more].
Take this virtual tour and see INSIDE the #HMSTerror: 🎥 Dive right in, our Underwater Archaeology Team will show you around! #Franklin #Archaeology @PCArchaeology https://t.co/HiNWdejDuP pic.twitter.com/eJ8ETir4UM
— Parks Canada (@ParksCanada) September 7, 2019
Ancient DNA reveals the first glimpse of what a Denisovan may have looked like
This is “a pioneering piece of research, which at first glance seems almost like science fiction.”
— Science News (@ScienceNews) September 25, 2019
Archaeologists share haunting fresco from Pompeii ruins
This Ancient Sea Monster Could Do the Breaststroke
Two Newly-Discovered ‘Perfect’ 3,400-year-old Egyptian Mummies To Be Restored
Ancient Origins reports: Two ancient Egyptian sarcophagi containing mummies, that are to be restored and displayed at the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) in Cairo, were recently unpacked and witnessed by Khaled al-Anany, secretary-general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities…[read more]