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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.
British researchers believe they've found evidence explaining how the boy king died and, in the process, they made a shocking discovery.
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