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Jun 22, 2015 09:59 AM ET // Discovery News
The fetus was found inside the bishop's coffin -- tucked under his feet.
Jun 19, 2015 09:18 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
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.
May 27, 2015 08:29 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
The team adhered to ancient Egyptian techniques to mummify part of the human body, which had been donated to science.
May 12, 2015 07:06 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The animal mummification industry that thrived in ancient Egypt held a secret which was not revealed for almost 3,000 years.
May 11, 2015 02:18 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The pharaohs believed they descended from the gods so inbreeding was seen as a way to retain the sacred bloodline.
May 11, 2015 02:20 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Incestuous marriages were common among ancient Egyptian royalty and now a study shows there's physical evidence of the practice.
Apr 11, 2015 09:25 AM ET // Discovery News
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Apr 9, 2015 11:25 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
Dozens of tombs filled with up to 40 mummies each have been discovered around a 1,200-year-old ceremonial site in Peru's Cotahuasi Valley.
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