A photo of a 'Roswell alien' turns out to be much less mysterious.
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.
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Dozens of tombs filled with up to 40 mummies each have been discovered around a 1,200-year-old ceremonial site in Peru's Cotahuasi Valley.
If you think the ancient Egyptians cornered the market on mummy making, think again. History is chock-full of cultures that preserved their dead. Julia runs down some of the more prominent examples.
Analysis reveals major cuts to the king's feet, ankles, and lower back, as well as multiple blows to his skull.
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