The oldest case of acute decompensated heart failure is found in 3,500-year-old mummified remains.
People in ancient Egypt were likely to lose some of their front teeth before they could become mummies.
Royal architect Kha and his wife Merit underwent different, but not necessarily worse, mummification than higher officials.
The fetus was found inside the bishop's coffin -- tucked under his feet.
In ancient Egypt, so many people worshiped Anubis, the jackal-headed god of death, that the catacombs next to his temple once held nearly 8 million mummified pups.
The team adhered to ancient Egyptian techniques to mummify part of the human body, which had been donated to science.
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.
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