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Drawing of a wall painting from the tomb of Djehutihotep, a semi-feudal ruler of an Ancient Egyptian province, 1880 BC. A person standing at the front of the sled is pouring water onto the sand.

A Study Finds Ancient Egyptians Transported Big Objects over Wet Sand

The new study, published in the journal of Physical Review Letters, has demonstrated that ancient Egyptians applied a simple approach to moistening the sand and then transporting heavy colossi and pyramid stones by sledge in a much easier way. In order to construct pyramids, ancient Egyptians were forced to transport heavy […]

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Would You Like to Become a Fossil?

Would You Like to Become a Fossil?

Looking at the footprints on the beach, thinking about whether it is still there tomorrow, a peculiar question struck me: when I die, am I going to leave any traces behind in the fossil record? Fossils are not just bones, and they can be parts of an organism’s actual form, […]

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