Egypt’s latest antiquities find is the cat’s meow

Egypt’s latest antiquities find is the cat’s meow

Dozens of cat mummies, along with 100 wooden gilded statues of cats and a bronze one dedicated to a cat goddess, have been unearthed in a new archaeology find in Egypt – demonstrating once again that the ancients adored their cats as much as modern humans do.   The find was…

UN agencies advance protection of antiquities, cultural heritage

The United Nations Security Council has moved to strengthen protections against the destruction and trafficking of priceless antiquities and humanity’s shared cultural heritage. Irina Bokova, the Director-General of UNESCO – the United Nations entity that helps to protect cultural sites across the globe – hailed the adoption of a new…