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.
The team adhered to ancient Egyptian techniques to mummify part of the human body, which had been donated to science.
An ancient Egyptian temple first recorded and described between 1906 and 1925 and then forgotten has been located.
The animal mummification industry that thrived in ancient Egypt held a secret which was not revealed for almost 3,000 years.
The pharaohs believed they descended from the gods so inbreeding was seen as a way to retain the sacred bloodline.
Incestuous marriages were common among ancient Egyptian royalty and now a study shows there's physical evidence of the practice.
An ancient Egyptian masterpiece is in fact a fake created in the 19th century, a researcher says.
The excavation is the first to offer evidence of an Egyptian occupation in the center of Tel Aviv 5,000 years ago.
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