Women of History

Blog URL:http://womenofhistory.blogspot.com
Blog Tags:women, history, biography, articles, news
Country:Australia

A site providing biographies of some of the fascinating women who have graced the pages of history, in addition to articles pertaining to history, and medieval and modern women.



Latest Blog Posts



Lady of Dai

on Feb 26, 2017

One of the world’s most preserved mummies, the Lady of Dai, is still soft to the touch, has bendy ligaments, and is 2,100 years oldA Chinese woman was preserved for around 2,100 years and is baffling scientists. She is called the Lady of Dai, and i...

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 Mael MordhaThe Anglo-Norman invasion of Ireland had its share o...

Lady of Cao

on Feb 26, 2017 in: archaeology

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 the Lady of Cao, a woman consi...

Photo taken by Agatha ChristieAgatha Christie had little-known role in ancient Nimrud | The Times of IsraelThe British mystery writer’s second husband, Max Mallowan, was an archaeologist — respected in his field, but with nowhere near the renown...

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 Pharaonic Queen, who ruled around 4,500 years ago and who was p...

More on the possible discovery of the secret tomb of Nefertiti - Egypt's enigmatic Queen.King Tut's Tomb May Hide Nefertiti's Secret Grave | Live ScienceThe burial chamber of King Tut has revealed many secrets over the years, but there may be a whopp...