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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.

Egyptian Museum Missing 18 Items After Unrest

AP | JASON KEYSER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — A full inventory of the Egyptian Museum has found that looters escaped with 18 items during the anti-government unrest, including two gi...

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...