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Blog: October 2021

[image] Did a Disease Wipe Out America's Ice Age Beasts?

Did a Disease Wipe Out America's Ice Age Beasts?

Paleontologists are still investigating what happened to mastodons, sabercats, and other Ice Age animals.
[image] Look For Spiders This Spooky Season

Look For Spiders This Spooky Season

As the days get darker and temperatures drop, you might notice some houseguests joining you inside.
[image] How Ancient Egyptians Understood the World

How Ancient Egyptians Understood the World

The relationship between Heaven and Earth was crucial to ancient Egyptian's understanding of the world.
[image] How Hollywood Turned Mummies Into Monsters

How Hollywood Turned Mummies Into Monsters

Archaeological discoveries provided the impetus for mummies to become staples of silver screen horror. This post is a companion for the upcoming talk by Stuart Tyson Smith, "Hollywood Fantasies, Egyptian Realities," part of this fall's Stories from Egypt series.
[image] What Would an Ancient Egyptian Date Night Look Like?

What Would an Ancient Egyptian Date Night Look Like?

Even though traditions might be different, shared feelings connect romance through time. We've captured this in our new "Date Night in a Box," with an Egyptian theme, available at the NHMU Store.