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Scientists working to uncover the secrets of the Egyptian pyramids

The Egyptian pyramids have long been one of the world's most awe-inspiring sites, and now universities around the world are using new technology to explore what's inside these monuments.

By October 28, 2015

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Astronaut snaps fantastically clear pic of Egyptian pyramids from space

A NASA astronaut triumphantly completes a challenging quest to capture a decent image of the pyramids in Egypt from the International Space Station.

By June 11, 2015

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Woman's donated leg mummified using ancient Egyptian practice

Using two legs from a cadaver, researchers in Switzerland baked one in an oven and covered the other in a salt solution to try to re-create ancient mummification. One method was successful.

By May 27, 2015

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X-rays reveal the intricate layers of Egyptian mummies

Mummies on display at the British Museum have been painstakingly X-rayed in high definition to reveal the layers beneath the sarcophagus.

By May 27, 2014

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How did Egyptians move pyramid stones? Mystery may be solved

Alien pyramid-building theories take a blow as a new study shows Egyptians may have used water to help move the massive stones.

By May 1, 2014

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Radar to search King Tut's tomb for lost queen Nefertiti

The Egyptian government has given permission for a radar scan of the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamun...and therein lies a tale.

By September 23, 2015

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'Hero-glyphics' reveal geek icons as Egyptian gods

Artist Josh Ln rewrites the histories of Spock, Captain Kirk, Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, the Power Rangers, the X-Men, and more as ancient hieroglyphs.

By January 21, 2014

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Hasty fix causes irreparable damage to King Tut's burial mask

A quick attempt to reattach the king's beard with epoxy-based glue has defaced the Egyptian Museum's biggest draw forever.

By January 22, 2015

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Ancient Egyptians wore space bling made from meteorites

More than a hundred years after the discovery of some ancient Egyptian iron beads, scientists finally determine their origin.

By May 31, 2013

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Tardis Run board game is bigger on the inside

A 3D-printed Tardis opens up to reveal a board game based on backgammon, Parcheesi and an ancient Egyptian game called Senet.

By August 21, 2014