The Majestic Beauty of Amethyst Amethyst is a well known mineral and gemstone. It is the purple variety of the mineral Quartz, and its most valuable and prized variety. Its name derives from the Greek “amethystos”, which means “not drunken”, as Amethyst in antiquity was thought to ward off drunkenness. The color of some Amethyst […]
Were the Ancient Egyptians here thousands of years ago?
According to the 1908 Phoenix Gazette story, a necropolis of mummies and artifacts similar to an Egyptian tomb was found in the Grand Canyon. An explorer named G. E. Kinkaid, it was reported, uncovered a series of catacombs complete with statues, swords, vessels, and mummies.