The mummy dates back to some 2,800 years and his kidney was preserved thanks to end-stage renal tuberculosis.
A stash of 1,900-year-old Egyptian mummy paintings is helping researchers understand how ancient artists used a fashionable pigment called Egyptian blue.
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.
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