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Jan 22, 2015 09:33 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
After being broken off during cleaning, inappropriate epoxy glue is now holding together the long, narrow beard on the famous mask of King Tut.
Jan 21, 2015 11:45 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
A text that may be the oldest copy of a gospel known to exist is set to be published.
Jan 10, 2015 07:50 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A study of fecal matter from a medieval warlord -- the patron of the poet Dante Alighieri -- suggests he was poisoned with a deadly heart-stopping plant called foxglove. Continue reading →
Jan 5, 2015 10:12 AM ET // AFP
The previously unknown queen is believed to have been the wife of Pharaoh Neferefre who ruled 4,500 years ago.
Dec 18, 2014 09:45 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
The remains of a child from more than 1,500 years ago were found among remains dating to the time when the Roman or Byzantine Empire ruled Egypt.
Dec 12, 2014 10:25 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
Amateurish drawings on a 2,400-year-old coffin likely reflected a dearth of master painters in Egypt.
Oct 3, 2014 08:55 AM ET // Agata Blaszczak Boxe, LiveScience
Procedure was apparently done when a mother's life was in danger or the fetus had already died.
Sep 18, 2014 08:00 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
More than 3,300 years ago, in a newly built city in Egypt, a woman with an incredibly elaborate hairstyle of lengthy hair extensions was laid to rest.
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