Ancient Egyptian ‘masterpiece’ is so realistic, researchers identified the exact bird species it depicts

The birds painted in the facsimile are rock pigeons, which can still be found year-round in Egypt. (Image credit: Public Domain; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Antiquity Publications … Read More

Exact burial spot of St. Nicholas, inspiration for Santa Claus, discovered in Turkish church

A fresco of Jesus in a church in Turkey’s Antalya region hinted at the exact location of Saint Nicholas’ burial.  (Image credit: Izzet Keribar/Getty Images) (opens in new tab) Archaeologists … Read More

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