The procedure was common in the 18th century in an attempt to baptize the live baby.
The 13-year-old girl died during a ritual sacrifice at Mount Llullaillaco, Argentina, 500 years ago.
Consisting of dozens of rock-cut features, the necropolis holds more than 40 tombs.
The pharaoh's toe was hacked off, likely with an ax, suggesting he was set upon by multiple assailants with different weapons, finds new analysis.
King Tut is the only 18th Dynasty pharaoh whose mummy has been identified with certainty, says a new analysis.
In a review of mummy finds, new research determines we don't know who most of the mummies are.
The Iceman had a stomach bug and scientists had to melt the mummy to make the discovery.
The finding not only suggests the Iceman may have been feeling ill on the day he was murdered, but offers a glimpse into the history of Europeans.
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