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Aug 13, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Ancient Egyptians may have started mummifying their dead 1,500 years earlier than previously thought.
Jul 25, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
The carving dates back more than 3,300 years and bears the scars of a religious revolution that upended the ancient civilization.
Jul 16, 2014 08:00 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
A wall painting, dating back over 4,300 years, has been discovered in a tomb located just east of the Great Pyramid of Giza.
Jul 16, 2014 09:44 AM ET
Powerful things can often derive from simple principles, and this one's a doozy. It turns out the Egyptian pyramid builders were able to move the massive stones by greasing the sleds -- with water!
Jun 17, 2014 08:50 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
Dig reveals bodies covered with a thick layer of lime, three kilns where the lime was made, and evidence of a giant bonfire containing human remains.
May 23, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The mummy of the pharaoh Amenhotep II's foster brother may finally have been located in a former Italian monastery.
May 23, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The mummy, found by an expedition in the 1800s, is rediscovered in Florence, Italy.
May 13, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A mummy previously suspected to be a fake, in fact contains the remains of a human fetus, CT scanning reveals. Continue reading →
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