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Feb 8, 2016 07:30 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
King Tut is the only 18th Dynasty pharaoh whose mummy has been identified with certainty, says a new analysis.
Feb 8, 2016 07:20 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
In a review of mummy finds, new research determines we don't know who most of the mummies are.
Dec 17, 2015 01:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Cosmic-ray muon detectors will let researchers peer inside Egypt’s pyramids to learn more about their layout and construction.
Dec 17, 2015 01:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A new investigation is tapping cosmic rays to explore the interior of Egypt's pyramids.
Dec 7, 2015 08:37 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
A CT scan reveals what looks like dark sediment inside a 3,200-year-old mummy's head.
Nov 28, 2015 02:59 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
There is a 90 percent chance the tomb of King Tutankhamun contains a hidden chamber, Egypt's antiquities minister said on Saturday at the end of a three-day probe in the boy king’s burial.
Nov 9, 2015 03:19 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A peculiar temperature difference is detected within the Great Pyramid, suggesting a cavity may lie inside. Continue reading →
Nov 9, 2015 03:15 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A project aims at scanning the largest pyramids of Egypt in order to detect the presence of any unknown internal structures.
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