Ancient DNA reveals role of Near East and Egypt in cat domestication

Phys.OrgDNA found at archaeological sites reveals that the origins of our domestic cat are in the Near East and ancient Egypt. Cats were domesticated by the first farmers some 10,000 years ago. They later spread across Europe and other parts of the world via DNA Reveals How Domestic Cats Originated and Spread Across the Globe ..

PHOTOS: 17 Mummies Unearthed In Egypt

NPROfficials in Egypt say they’ve uncovered 17 mummies in an ancient burial site, most of which are intact. Egyptology professor Salah al-Kholi of Cairo University said there may be as many as 32 mummies in the underground chamber, Reuters reports. ..

Ancient Burial Chamber Uncovered in Egypt, With 17 Mummies … So Far

New York TimesArchaeological workers in Egypt unearthed an ancient human burial site with at least 17 intact mummies near the Nile Valley city of Minya, according to news agency reports. Image. CreditMohamed Abd El Ghany/Reuters. The mummies, discovered at a depth … ..

Ancient Burial Chamber Uncovered in Egypt, With 17 Mummies … So Far

New York TimesArchaeological workers in Egypt unearthed an ancient human burial site with at least 17 intact mummies near the Nile Valley city of Minya, according to news agency reports. Image. CreditMohamed Abd El Ghany/Reuters. The mummies, discovered at a depth … ..

Trump plans Middle East return — to Egypt

PoliticoRIYADH, Saudi Arabia — President Donald Trump, a homebody by nature who spent four months in office before making his first trip abroad, said Sunday that he is planning a return trip to the Middle East, to visit Egypt. “We will absolutely be putting Egyptian president: Trump ‘capable of the impossible’ ..