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Women of History · 8h ago

Bloody Alice of Abergavenny

A screaming wraith atop a cliffWrithing in an orgasm of slaughter.One-by-one seventy menDid she depatch with an ever blunting blade of an axe.~ Lyrics of Bloody Alice (of Abergavenny) by Mae...
Women of History · 9h ago

Lady of Dai

One of the world’s most preserved mummies, the Lady of Dai, is still soft to the touch, ha...
Women of History · 9h ago

Lady of Cao

Harvard University to conduct DNA study on Lady of Cao - Peru this WeekArchaeologist Regulo Franco Jordán announced that specialists from Harvard University began conducting a DNA study of t...
Women of History · 1d ago

Woman Power in Maya World

In Guatemala’s Laguna del Tigre National Park, the dense forest hides many treasures: endangered scarlet macaws flit among the treetops, while rare jaguars hunt on the forest floor. Only rec...
Women of History · 1d ago

Passive Pawn or Lady Macbeth: Who was Richard III's queen?

Amy Licence talks about her journey to discover more on Anne Neville, wife to King Richard III:While researching Anne Neville; Richard III’s Tragic Queen, I was forced to seek some answers. This wasn’t easy; dead by the age of 28, Anne didn’t leave m...
Women of History · 1d ago

Another Wife of Neferefre?

Archaeologists unearth tomb of previously unknown Queen in Egypt | Ancient OriginsA team of Czech archaeologists has discovered a tomb in an ancient Egyptian necropolis that belongs to a Pha...
Women of History · 1d ago

Neithhotep - First Female Ruler of Egypt

Revealing the Identify of the First Female Ruler of Egypt. Hint: It Was NOT Hatshepsut | A...
Women of History · 1d ago

Nefertiti's Secret Grave

More on the possible discovery of the secret tomb of Nefertiti - Egypt's enigmatic Queen.K...
Women of History · 1d ago

Mysterious Mona Lisa - Part 2

Following on from my post "Mysterious Mona Lisa" in August 2013, please find some more news updates on this enigmatic Renaissance woman:From: Haaretz: The man who saved Mona Lisa from the Na...
Women of History · 1d ago

Agatha Christie in Ancient Nimrud

Photo taken by Agatha ChristieAgatha Christie had little-known role in ancient Nimrud | Th...