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Feb 25, 2015 01:42 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Analysis reveals major cuts to the king's feet, ankles, and lower back, as well as multiple blows to his skull.
Feb 23, 2015 01:21 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Sitting in the lotus position, the 1,000-year-old mummy fits within the statue perfectly.
Jan 29, 2015 10:24 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The mummified body, which was covered in animal skin, was found in Mongolia. Continue reading
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.
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