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Oct 4, 2014 08:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Have the most important temples, tombs, pyramids, cities, and civilizations been found? Not at all.
Jul 16, 2014 08:00 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
A wall painting, dating back over 4,300 years, has been discovered in a tomb located just east of the Great Pyramid of Giza.
Jul 16, 2014 09:44 AM ET
Powerful things can often derive from simple principles, and this one's a doozy. It turns out the Egyptian pyramid builders were able to move the massive stones by greasing the sleds -- with water!
May 6, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
What do these mummies, many decimated by grave robbers, tell us about life at that time?  
May 2, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Denise Chow, LiveScience
The ancient Egyptians who built the pyramids may have been able to move massive stone blocks across the desert by wetting the sand in front of a contraption built to pull the heavy objects, according to a new study.
Mar 31, 2014 10:30 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
A tomb newly excavated at an ancient cemetery in Egypt would have boasted a pyramid 23 feet high at its entrance.
Feb 3, 2014 02:20 PM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
Archaeologists in southern Egypt have uncovered a step pyramid that dates back about 4,600 years.
Jan 22, 2014 09:42 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
From the ruins of an ancient mansion emerge clues about the fancy lifestyles of Egyptian high society.
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