Asked in Ancient History, Ancient Egypt
Why have the treasures in the tombs of ancient Egypt well preserved?
the extreme dry heat prevents damage casued by moisture & decay
Why are their so many well-preserved fossils?
There are so many well preserved fossils because there are so many fossils, some will be well preserved. In certain locations at certain times the conditions will be right for preserving living tissues. ...
Asked in Fossils
Why was the town of Herculaneum so well preserved when the archaeologists found it?
It was preserved very well because it was covered in ashes by volcanoes just like Pompeii. ...
Asked in Ancient Egypt, King Tutankhamun
Why is King Tutankhamun so important if he did not do anything?
Because he has one of the most well preserved tombs of any pharaoh not to mention grave robbers never found his tomb It also allows us to peer into the bodies of adolescents of the time period versus adults ...
Asked in History of England, Ancient Egypt
Why was the discovery of tutakhamun's tomb so important?
because it was perfectly preserved and people wanted to find out more about egyptians and there were very few tombs left that hadn't be broken into and things stolen from them ...
Asked in Roman Empire
Who was ancient knowledge most preserved by?
Knowledge of the ancient Romans was preserved by Charlemagne who commissioned monks around Europe to transcribe and preserve Roman manuscripts. Knowledge of the ancient Greeks was preserved by the Greeks themselves. Knowledge of the Egyptians comes from the hieroglyphs in tombs. ...
Asked in Ancient China
Why have the earliest ritual jade discs bi been found in tombs?
The Chinese believe that jade preserved the body from decay
Asked in Ancient Egypt, History of Africa
What were Ancient Egyptian tombs called?
Mostly Tombs or Pyramids, as well as mortuary temples. Tombs were underground, Pyramids were above ground pyramids, and the mortuary temples contained the Pharaoh in a sarcophagus above ground as well. The very early tombs are called mastabas !@#$%^&*() ...
Asked in Egypt
How many tombs did howard carter find?
Howard Carter discovered the Tombs of Thutmose I and Thutmose III. Both of these tombs had been robbed prior to their discovery by Carter. Carter also discovered Tutankhamun's tomb, which was heralded as the best preserved and most intact tomb found in the Valley of the Kings. ...