275 Items Saved From Missing Shipwreck!
A few months ago, 275 artifacts were saved from a shipwreck that’s been missing for over 160 years! The Franklin Shipwreck happened in the 1800s. Basically, what happened was the HMS Erebus and the HMS Terror both set out from England in 1845. They set off, they were headed toward the Northwest Passage, and they […]
Ancient culture rediscovered/NFTs in art museums/Mona Lisa stolen!/Andy Warhol involved in murder?!
By Amara is a weekly art and history podcast hosted by Amara Andrew. Each week, we’ll take a quick look at the goings on in the art and history world. This week, we’re looking at an ancient civilization rediscovered, NFTs might soon appear in art museums, the Mona Lisa was stolen, and how Andy Warhol […]
Ancient Roman bath house found in ancient Egyptian temple! 🏛️
An ancient Roman bath house was just discovered in an ancient Egyptian temple! 😱🏛️ Transcript An ancient Roman bathhouse was actually found in an ancient Egyptian temple. The temple of Khnum, which is located in Esna, sits in Lower Egypt. It’s along the Nile River and it’s about an hour south of Luxor. This temple […]
Oldest weapons in the Americas found! 🤯
Archaeologists at the Cooper’s Field in western Idaho found 14 stemmed projective points that were created more than 16,000 years ago! Transcript This past week, 14 stemmed projectile points were discovered at the Coopers Field excavation site in Western Idaho. So when I say stemmed projectile points, it would be like a spear or something […]
Guess how much Christie’s auction house made in 2022! 🤑
In 2022, Christie’s auction house made a WHOPPING $8.2 BILLION! 😅 Here are a few ways Christie’s was able to achieve that ridiculous amount of money! Transcript Guess how much money Christie’s made in 2022? You got your number? Err! Christie’s auction house, in total for 2022, made $8.4 billion. You might be asking yourself, […]
The meaning of the Lascaux cave paintings/Louvre cuts admissions/Sarcophagus returns to Egypt!
By Amara is a weekly art and history podcast hosted by Amara Andrew. Each week, we’ll take a quick look at the goings on in the art and history world. This week, we’re looking at the meaning behind the Lascaux cave paintings, the Louvre is cutting their admission rates, and a wooden sarcophagus returns to […]
Giant ancient kitty found! 🐈
A group of 168 ancient geoglyphs dating between 100 BCE and 300 BCE were just uncovered in Peru’s Nazca Desert! Among the images are depictions of humans, camelids, snakes, birds, and this 33-foot kitty! 😻 Transcript What is cuter than a little kitty? How about an ancient kitty that’s about 33 feet in diameter? It’s […]
RETURN of the BOG BODIES! 😵💫
In October 2022, the remains of a 5,000-year-old bog body was found! Transcript In October, a new bog body was found! Archaeologists on a dig in Egedal in Denmark found the legs, pelvis, and jaw of a person who lived 5,000 years ago. Bog bodies are not anything new in the history field. In case […]
200+ PRE-COLUMBIAN ARTIFACTS RETURNED TO MEXICO! 🥳
The Netherlands successfully returned over 200 pre-columbian and pre-Hispanic items to Mexico! 🥳 Transcript Our something borrowed/stolen this week, is yet another successful case of repatriation. This time, though, we’re talking about the Netherlands and Mexico. So this past week, the Netherlands returned 223 pre-Hispanic and pre-Columbian artifacts to Mexico. The items that were returned […]
Van Gogh owners sued because of painting’s history!
Three of Paul von Mendelssohn-Bartholdy’s legal heirs are suing a Japanese holding company, Sampo Holdings. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy was a German-Jewish banker who was forced to sell his amazing art collection (including Picasso, Monet, and Vincent van Gogh’s painting “Sunflowers”) to avoid persecution by the Nazis. Transcript Three legal heirs of a man by the name of […]