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PHOTOS: Museum Unwraps Mummies' Secrets

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 04.09.2014 | Science

LONDON (AP) — Our fascination with mummies never gets old. Now the British Museum is using the latest technology to unwrap their ancient mysteries. ...

Mystery Of Mummy's Death Solved After More Than A Century

LiveScience | Tia Ghose | Posted 02.27.2014 | Science

A mysterious mummy that languished in German collections for more than a century is that of an Incan woman killed by blunt-force trauma to the head, ...

Meat Mummies?

LiveScience | Stephanie Pappas | Posted 11.19.2013 | Science

Care for some ribs? The royal mummies of ancient Egypt apparently did, as a new study finds that "meat mummies" left in Egyptian tombs as sustenance ...

Inside the McKittrick Hotel's 'Curse of the Mummy' Halloween Party

Jody Christopherson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Jody Christopherson

Attendees are instructed to adhere to an enforced costume policy and show up dressed as harem girls, nomads, serpent charmers, sword swallowers, pharaohs, mummies, traders, treasure hunters, archaeologists and the bizarre of the bazaar.

11 Mysterious Graves

Findery | Posted 10.28.2013 | Travel
Findery

Some graves are mysterious because the identity of those within is unknown. Others, because of the legends surrounding them. And some, because the location is not quite known.

LOOK: Mummy Found By Construction Workers Vanishes Without A Trace

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 10.18.2013 | Science

Spooky. Media outlets in China reported last week that construction workers there had unearthed a surprisingly well-preserved mummy along with two ...

Dog Mummy Found In Ancient Tomb Was Infested With WHAT!?

LiveScience | Jeremy Hsu | Posted 09.24.2013 | Science

A dog mummy has revealed the first archaeological evidence of bloodsucking parasites plaguing Fido's ancestors in Egypt during the classical era of R...

Mummies Reveal Ancient Egyptians Wore WHAT On Their Toes?

LiveScience | Owen Jarus | Posted 07.09.2013 | Science

Archaeologists have discovered two ancient Egyptian skeletons, dating back more than 3,300 years, which were each buried with a toe ring made of copp...

Ancient Pharaoh Mummy Mystery Solved

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 12.18.2012 | Science

In a murder mystery fit for prime time, scientists say they have solved the 3,000-year-old killing of one of Egypt's last great pharaohs. The first...

Scans Reveal Ancient Mummy's Dreadful Last Days

Posted 10.10.2012 | Science

By: Owen Jarus, LiveScience Contributor Published: 10/10/2012 07:17 AM EDT on LiveScience Around 2,100 years ago, at a time when Egypt was ruled...

LOOK: Siberian Mummy Tattoos Date Back 2,500 Years

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.20.2012 | Science

A Siberian mummy with intricate tattoos decorating her body has been revealed in Russia. Researchers estimate the mysterious woman, known as the U...

Disturbing Way One Culture Learned Mummification

| Posted 08.14.2012 | Science

by Emily Underwood on 13 August 2012, 3:10 PM | Trekking through Chile's Atacama Desert 7000 years ago, hunter-gatherers known as the Chinchorro ...

A Mummy in Chicago

Elio Leturia | Posted 08.15.2012 | Latino Voices
Elio Leturia

Eugene Davis could never have thought he would end up like an Egyptian. Mummified. This citizen of Blue Island, 17 miles south of Chicago, was found dead last May 22 on the floor of his home, near his bed, mummified--without being embalmed.

Ancient Mummy Suffered Rare And Painful Disease

Posted 04.27.2012 | Science

By: Owen Jarus, LiveScience Contributor Published: 04/27/2012 01:32 PM EDT on LiveScience Around 2,900 years ago, an ancient Egyptian man, likel...

Meet The McDonald's Mummy

Posted 04.25.2012 | Arts

Artist Ben Campbell stumbled upon a connection between modern society and ancient Egypt: we're all yearning for immortality. Whether through mummifica...

'Mummy' Reboot Comes Alive For Universal

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.04.2012 | Entertainment

The "Mummy" reboot you've been waiting for has finally arrived? Variety reports that Jon Spaihts will write the script for "The Mummy," which was last...

Iceman Suffered From Modern Maladies, DNA Analysis Reveals

Posted 02.29.2012 | Science

By: Wynne Parry, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 02/28/2012 12:40 PM EST on LiveScience The 5,300-year-old ice mummy dubbed Ötzi, discover...

Researchers Find Cancer In Ancient Egyptian Mummy

AP | Posted 01.30.2012 | Weird News

CAIRO -- A professor from American University in Cairo says discovery of prostate cancer in a 2,200-year-old mummy indicates the disease was caused by...

Poetry: All the Apathetic Monsters

Hannah Stephenson | Posted 07.25.2011 | Arts
Hannah Stephenson

Funny thing about being undead. You are/more fragile than ever, extremely flammable/and they always hear your approach.

Mummy, Baby John, Taken From Grave At Blossom Hill Cemetery In Concord, New Hampshire

AP | KATHY McCORMACK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CONCORD, N.H. — The mummified body of a baby, kept by a family for nearly a century before a judge ordered the remains to be buried, has been re...

Roman-Era Mummy Found In Egyptian Oasis

AP | DIAA HADID | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — Egyptian archaeologists discovered an intricately carved plaster sarcophagus portraying a wide-eyed woman dressed in a tunic in a newly ...

Ancient Mummy Unveiled In Egypt

AP | KATARINA KRATOVAC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SAQQARA, Egypt — Illuminated only by torches and camera lights, Egyptian laborers used crowbars and picks Wednesday to lift the lid off a 2,600-...

Revealed: King Tut's Face Shown To Public For First Time

AP | ANNA JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The face of King Tut was unshrouded in public for the first time on Sunday -- 85 years after the 3,000-year-old boy pharaoh's golden enshrined tomb an...