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Sep 29, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A new inspection of King Tut’s tomb suggests there are two hidden rooms. Continue reading →
Sep 25, 2015 09:30 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The mummy dates back to some 2,800 years and his kidney was preserved thanks to end-stage renal tuberculosis.
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.
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