Self-described “some kind of artist” Ben Campbell needed a centerpiece for his art show on the link between ancient Egypt and modern society, so he set out to craft a life-size mummy using about $200 worth of food he purchased at McDonald’s.
What results is this beautiful network of streams, reminding us of the role math plays in everyday life, even in things as chaotic as pouring water. Read the abstract here.
The last missing pages from a supposedly ‘magical’ Book of the Dead from an Egyptian priest, Amenhotep, have been found after a century-long search – in a museum in Queensland.
British Museum Egyptologist Dr John Taylor said he was ‘floored’ by the discovery of the 100 fragments.
It’s the end of a worldwide search by archaeologists for the papyrus scroll – which supposedly contains spells to guide spirits into the afterlife.
Art is a beauty while war is a duty. For war gives a shrewd excuse for destruction, while on the other hand, art helps in prevailing sanity with its creative and comforting power. If men can create terrifying weapons, one can really imagine man’s intelligence to make a creative use of destructive weapons. Weapons cannot beget aesthetics, or can they? Can something that is made to draw life become the life of your living room? Have a look at “Warcraft” being turned into “Handicraft.”