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Dagger In Tutankhamun's Tomb Was Made With Iron From A Meteorite

The Guardian | Paul Vale | Posted 06.02.2016 | Science

A dagger entombed with King Tutankhamun was made with iron from a meteorite, a new analysis on the metal composition shows....

King Tut's Tomb Could Be Hiding 'The Discovery Of The Century'

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 03.18.2016 | Science

It's being hailed as the potential "discovery of the century" -- and it hasn't even been discovered yet. Newly released data from radar scans of King ...

Discovery of Egypt's Boy Pharaoh: No Ifs ands or Tuts

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 03.07.2016 | Education
Randee Mia Berman

Tired of red carpets, awards shows, insulting debates, boring Town Halls and droning political pundits? Check out the newest incarnation of the Egyptian boy wonder at The Discovery of King Tut exhibit.

Re-Discovering Egypt's Boy Pharoah: No Ifs, ands or Tuts

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 03.03.2016 | Arts
Randee Mia Berman

There's the impatient saying, TUT TUT; the orchestral term TUTTI; the Olde English game TUT ball. And then of course there's our old pal King TUT. ...

Long-Lost 'Secret Rooms' May Have Been Found In King Tut's Tomb

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 09.29.2015 | Science

King Tut's tomb may be hiding a huge secret. Egyptian officials said on Monday there's evidence of two hidden chambers behind the tomb's famous painte...

PHOTOS: On This Day In 1920, The World Discovered Tutankhamun's Tomb

Posted 11.28.2013 | World

Howard Carter's hands were trembling when he first set eyes on the chambers of the tomb of King Tutankhamun. It was Nov. 26, 1922, and just weeks befo...

Holy Smokes! Did Celebrated Mummy Spontaneously Combust?

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 11.07.2013 | Science

What killed King Tut? And what happened to his body afterward? British archaeologist Howard Carter first discovered the Egyptian pharaoh's well-pr...

Ancient Mummy Gives Up Genetic Secrets

natureheader | Posted 04.15.2013 | Science

By Jo Marchant The ancient Egyptians could soon be getting their genomes sequenced as a matter of routine. That’s the view, at least, of the first ...

Stolen King Tut Artifacts Found

The Huffington Post | Melinda Brocka | Posted 06.12.2011 | Arts

At a press conference on Tuesday, recently re-appointed Egyptian antiquities minister Zahi Hawass showed looted artifacts which had been recovered. Th...

Credibility Gap: Two Gilded King Tut Statues Among 18 Objects Purloined From Egyptian Museum

Lee Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lee Rosenbaum

We need more transparency from Egypt's Minister of Antiquities. If Hawass didn't know the full extent of the vandalism and looting, he should have acknowledged that, rather than giving blanket assurances that all was well.

Kin Tut's Grandfather, Pharaoh Amenhotep III, Carved In Statue Discovered In Egypt

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Exactly eighty-eight years after another historic Egyptian discovery, archaeologists conducting a routine dig Thursday unearthed the top half of a red...