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Egypt uncovers mummy burial site near Great Pyramids

CAIRO: Egyptian archaeologists revealed on Saturday the details of an ancient burial shaft and a mummification workshop that were discovered 30 meters underground, near the Saqqara necropolis south of Cairo. Archaeologists are hoping the…

World’s earliest tattoos discovered on mummies

Dating to between 3351 to 3017 BC, tattoos of animals and motifs have been discovered on an Egyptian mummy at British Museum. SCROLL DOWN FOR PICTURES-VIEWER DISCRETION ADVISED Researchers used infrared technology to find figural tattoos…

‘Screaming Mummy’ displayed in Egypt museum

CAIRO: The Egyptian Museum in Cairo has put on display the "Screaming Mummy" of the son of a pharaoh who may have been hanged for plotting his father's murder. SCROLL DOWN FOR PICTURES- VIEWER DISCRETION ADVISED Dubbed "the unknown man…

Egypt archaeologists discover mummy in Luxor

CAIRO: Egyptian archaeologists have discovered a mummy in one of two previously unexplored tombs across the Nile from the southern city of Luxor, the antiquities ministry said on Saturday. SCROLL DOWN FOR MORE PICTURES The tombs were…

17 mummies discovered in central Egypt

CAIRO: Egyptian archaeologists have discovered 17 mummies in catacombs in Minya province, south of Cairo, the antiquities ministry announced on Saturday. "We found catacombs containing a number of mummies," said Salah al-Kholi, a Cairo…

Egypt discovers 3,000-year-old tomb of nobleman

CAIRO: Egyptian archaeologists have unearthed the tomb of a nobleman from more than 3,000 years ago, the latest in a series of major discoveries of ancient relics that Egypt hopes will revive a tourist business that has been hit by…

Millennia-old mummy found in Egypt tomb

CAIRO: Spanish archaeologists have discovered a millennia-old mummy in "very good condition" near the southern Egyptian town of Luxor, the antiquities ministry said on Sunday.  The find was in a tomb probably dating from between 1075-664…