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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.
If you think the ancient Egyptians cornered the market on mummy making, think again. History is chock-full of cultures that preserved their dead. Julia runs down some of the more prominent examples.
Analysis reveals major cuts to the king's feet, ankles, and lower back, as well as multiple blows to his skull.
Sitting in the lotus position, the 1,000-year-old mummy fits within the statue perfectly.
The mummified body, which was covered in animal skin, was found in Mongolia. Continue reading
A new imaging technique allowed researchers to identify 61 tattoos on the 5,300-year-old mummified body of Ötzi the Iceman.
A text that may be the oldest copy of a gospel known to exist is set to be published.
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