Royal Egyptian Scribe’s 3,000-Year-Old Tomb

Dating back to the Ramesside period, around 1200 BCE, a tomb has been unearthed on the west bank of the Nile in Egypt. Japanese archaeologists, led by Waseda University Professor Jiro Kondo, made the discovery and researchers have already deduced that the tomb belonged to Khonsu, a royal scribe. Within, ornate hieroglyphics and ceiling drawings, many of which paid homage to Khonsu, were seen and …

2016 TED Prize Winner: Dr Sarah Parcak’s Crowdsourcing Space Archaeology

A pioneer in satellite mapping the world's undiscovered heritage sites has a big plan for the future

With millennia of developmental history behind us, much of which has been lost from maps and word of mouth, Dr Sarah Parcak understands the importance of searching for the missing pieces. The space archaeologist and winner of this year’s TED Prize, has pioneered a new way to uncover that which lays buried. Parcak employs infrared satellite imagery to see beneath and between plots of land—all …

Beech Hall: Inspired by Egypt

The new artist collective creates homeware, jewelry and even original paintings, tied together by a single theme

Two’s a company, and three’s an art collective for the newly formed Beech Hall. Former art school dormmates Danielle Kroll (illustrator and textile designer), Bev Beaulieu (jewelry and 3D CAD designer) and Wade Keller (art director and product designer) combine their honed strengths and talents in a unique way. Together, they’ve taken up the creative challenge of designing a contemporary collection of homeware, jewelry, ceramics …