Tag Archives: Egyptology

King Tut Buried Hastily

Some dark, mysterious spots found on the art and remains in King Tut’s tomb indicate that the Boy King was buried hastily. The spots, which were evident in 1922 when the tomb was uncovered, are still one of the mysterious … Continue reading

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Update on New Pyramid Hieroglyphics – Potentially Numbers

I previously posted about a recent discovery in the Great Pyramid at Giza of new hieroglyphics discovered with robots specially designed to penetrate previously unreachable crevices. You can read about that in this article: “Hidden Hieroglyphics Discovered in the Great … Continue reading

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Egyptian Mummies Show Signs of Air Pollution in Antiquity

Examinations of Egyptian mummies show that they were exposed to heavy air pollution while still alive. The study, conducted on mummies of various ages and across a spectrum of social classes, demonstrates that Egyptians were exposed to heavy air pollution. … Continue reading

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Statue of King Tut’s Grandfather Uncovered

Archaeologists have recently uncovered a statue of Amenhotep III, the father of King Tut. The statue was uncovered as Amenhotep’s funerary monument in Luxor and is remarkable well preserved, especially for its large size. In addition to the head of … Continue reading

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Hidden Hieroglyphics Discovered in the Great Pyramid at Giza

Recent explorations in the Great Pyramid at Giza have recently discovered new hieroglyphs painted red. The discovery was made by robots, specially designed to reach previously inaccessible regions of the pyramid. Archaeologists hope that this new discovery will help Egyptologists … Continue reading

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Lost Egyptian Pyramids Found From Space

Seventeen lost pyramids, more than one thousand tombs, and over three thousand settlements have been located via satellite imagery. The sites were identified by a team of archaeologists, led by Dr. Sarah Parcak and partnered with NASA, by examining thousands … Continue reading

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Egyptian Mummy – Earliest Case of Heart Disease

Another update to the Egyptian Princess with heart disease in today’s Discovery News. You can read about the original discovery in my earlier article here.

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Update on Egyptian Princess with Heart Disease

I recently posted an article about the CT scans that identified the earliest proven victim of Heart Disease in an Egypt Mummy. Scientific American has the latest information on this research, along with a link to the abstract that first identified this … Continue reading

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Egyptian Mummy – the Oldest Victim of Heart Disease

The oldest victim of heart disease has been identified in the mummy of an Egyptian Princess. CT scans performed on the mummy of Princess Ahmose-Meryet-Amon have identified extensive coronary artery disease in the mummified remains. The findings will soon be published … Continue reading

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Can Egypt Protect its Antiquities and Monuments?

The recent upheaval in Egypt has brought to light the very serious problems of the looting of antiquities. This week, NewsWeek explores the issue of looting in Egypt and the future of its Antiquities: Antiquities theft is as old as … Continue reading

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