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Apr 18, 2016 11:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
New analysis reveals that a copper belt might have contributed to the mummification of a lung belonging to Merovingian royalty.
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 29, 2016 01:37 PM ET // Knvul Sheikh, Live Science
An 18th-century mummy carried a genetic mutation, which physicians now know raises the risk of colon cancer.
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 14, 2016 11:40 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The 5,300-year-old mummy's maternal line appears to have originated and died out in the eastern Italian Alps.
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