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Ancient Egyptians Mummified Millions Of Birds. Where Did They Get Them? loading...
Ancient Egyptians Mummified Millions Of Birds. Where Did They Get Them?
Sacred ibises were sacrificed on an industrial scale—and new research may help us understand what led to the birds’ disappearance from the marshes of the Nile.
New ‘curses’ emerge from Tut’s history-making tomb study loading...
New ‘curses’ emerge from Tut’s history-making tomb study
From microbial 'freckles' to sticky dust, conservators have solved some problems in the pharaoh's 3,300-year-old funerary monument, but raised new concerns in the process.
It’s Official: Tut’s Tomb Has No Hidden Chambers After All loading...
It’s Official: Tut’s Tomb Has No Hidden Chambers After All
The third radar scan of the pharaoh's burial site conclusively shows that no additional mysteries lurk immediately behind its walls.
3,500-Year-Old Tombs Uncovered In Egypt. One Has A Mummy loading...
3,500-Year-Old Tombs Uncovered In Egypt. One Has A Mummy
The final resting places of two ancient officials contain colourful grave goods, an elaborate mural, and linen-wrapped human remains.
Mummies, Thousand Statues Discovered in Ancient Egyptian Tomb loading...
Mummies, Thousand Statues Discovered in Ancient Egyptian Tomb
During excavations of a 3,500-year-old tomb near the city of Luxor, Egyptian archaeologists made what is being hailed as a major discovery.
Massive Statue of Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Found in City Slum loading...
Massive Statue of Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Found in City Slum
The unearthed pieces are made of quartzite and may depict one of Egypt's most famous rulers.
World's First Geologic Map Was Far Ahead of Its Time loading...
World's First Geologic Map Was Far Ahead of Its Time
A map drawn on papyrus more than 3,000 years ago helped spur the search for mineral wealth in modern Egypt.
Deciphering The Rosetta Stone loading...
Deciphering The Rosetta Stone
The granite-like slab holds the key to understanding Egyptian hieroglyphics
Peek Inside Cat Mummies With New X-ray Images loading...
Peek Inside Cat Mummies With New X-ray Images
Turns out there's more than one way to scan a cat.
The Leaning Pyramid Of Giza loading...
The Leaning Pyramid Of Giza
The Great Pyramid is wonky, say engineers.
The Secret Lives Of Mummies loading...
The Secret Lives Of Mummies
New 3D scans to reveal insights on how they lived – and died.
King Tut’s Blade Was Made Of Meteorite loading...
King Tut’s Blade Was Made Of Meteorite
New study reveals the dagger Tutankhamun was buried with contains meteoric iron.
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