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Jun 19, 2015 09:18 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
In ancient Egypt, so many people worshiped Anubis, the jackal-headed god of death, that the catacombs next to his temple once held nearly 8 million mummified pups.
May 27, 2015 08:29 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
The team adhered to ancient Egyptian techniques to mummify part of the human body, which had been donated to science.
May 17, 2015 10:30 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
An ancient Egyptian temple first recorded and described between 1906 and 1925 and then forgotten has been located.
May 11, 2015 02:20 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Incestuous marriages were common among ancient Egyptian royalty and now a study shows there's physical evidence of the practice.
May 11, 2015 02:18 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The pharaohs believed they descended from the gods so inbreeding was seen as a way to retain the sacred bloodline.
Apr 22, 2015 03:29 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The key ingredient listed to treat the hangover wasn't exactly known for its medical properties.
Mar 30, 2015 11:50 AM ET // AFP
The excavation is the first to offer evidence of an Egyptian occupation in the center of Tel Aviv 5,000 years ago.
Mar 16, 2015 09:40 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
Written in Greek on a piece of pottery, the receipt reveals an astoundingly high tax for a land transfer.
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