Scientists discover incredibly old moon crater, name it after Amelia Earhart

March 17, 2015 4:12 PM

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Scientists discover incredibly old moon crater, name it after Amelia Earhart

One of mythology's lesser-sung deities is finally getting some attention.

Archaeologists from the University of Haifa have discovered a mask depicting Pan, the half-man, half-goat deity who served as the god of shepherds. The Greek Pan, or as he was known in Roman mythology, Faunus, symbolized spring and fertility, thanks to his connection to shepherds and nature.

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