Ancient stone blocks depicting Queen Hatshepsut have been discovered on Egypt's Elephantine Island.
The pharaoh's toe was hacked off, likely with an ax, suggesting he was set upon by multiple assailants with different weapons, finds new analysis.
The tea was drunk by Han Dynasty emperors as early as 2,100 years ago, research determined.
The long lost tomb of the the longest reigning sultan of the Ottoman Empire may have been found in Hungary.
A monogram found at a mysterious Alexander the Great-era tomb suggest it was built for the ruler's lover/friend, Hephaestion.
On the day Queen Elizabeth II becomes Britain's longest-reigning monarch, we look at other record breaking rulers in British history.
Follow the procession of one of the most unusual royal funerals in Britain's history.
The lethal stabbing that killed the English king was determined by finding a major mark on the interior surface of the skull.
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