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Apr 25, 2016 12:40 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The procedure was common in the 18th century in an attempt to baptize the live baby.
Apr 1, 2016 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The 13-year-old girl died during a ritual sacrifice at Mount Llullaillaco, Argentina, 500 years ago.
Mar 30, 2016 09:26 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Consisting of dozens of rock-cut features, the necropolis holds more than 40 tombs.
Mar 22, 2016 11:21 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
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.
Feb 8, 2016 07:30 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
King Tut is the only 18th Dynasty pharaoh whose mummy has been identified with certainty, says a new analysis.
Feb 8, 2016 07:20 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
In a review of mummy finds, new research determines we don't know who most of the mummies are.
Jan 7, 2016 02:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The Iceman had a stomach bug and scientists had to melt the mummy to make the discovery.
Jan 7, 2016 02:01 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
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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