mummification

A modern theory reveals why Pharaohs mummified their dead and its not what you expect.
Archaeology

A modern theory reveals why Pharaohs mummified their dead and its not what you expect.

The mummification process of mummies, which  Egyptian and international scholars have always attributed the procedure as an attempt to preserve…
Video: Scientists reconstruct face of mysterious pregnant Egyptian mummy
Archaeology

Video: Scientists reconstruct face of mysterious pregnant Egyptian mummy

The first reconstruction of the face of a pregnant Egyptian mummy, whose mummification dates back more than 2,000 years, has…
Another old civilization predates Pharaoh’s in the Mummification practice
Culture

Another old civilization predates Pharaoh’s in the Mummification practice

Most people know that the mummies of the ancient Egyptians are the most famous of all, but few know that…
Egypt’s former grand mufti responds to critique by Zahi Hawass
Egypt

Egypt’s former grand mufti responds to critique by Zahi Hawass

Ali Gomaa, a member of the Council of Senior Scholars of Al-Azhar and the former Grand Mufti of Egypt, issued…
Surprise! The world’s oldest mummies are not in Egypt
Archaeology

Surprise! The world’s oldest mummies are not in Egypt

Arica, Chile (CNN) — The first humans known to have mummified their dead did so in a rather improbable spot:…
Who’s your mummy? Genetic secrets of ancient Egypt unwrapped
Science

Who’s your mummy? Genetic secrets of ancient Egypt unwrapped

DNA from mummies found at a site once known for its cult to the Egyptian god of the afterlife is…
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