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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.
Sep 14, 2015 09:10 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The 4000-year-old leather roll contains depictions of divine and supernatural beings.
Sep 8, 2015 08:11 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
A stash of 1,900-year-old Egyptian mummy paintings is helping researchers understand how ancient artists used a fashionable pigment called Egyptian blue.
Aug 28, 2015 09:47 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The oldest case of acute decompensated heart failure is found in 3,500-year-old mummified remains.
Aug 27, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
People in ancient Egypt were likely to lose some of their front teeth before they could become mummies.
Aug 13, 2015 11:42 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
A scan of the wall in King Tutankhamun's tomb reveals faint lines, which could suggest two hidden doors - could King Tut's mother live behind them?
Aug 7, 2015 04:04 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Royal architect Kha and his wife Merit underwent different, but not necessarily worse, mummification than higher officials.
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