Ancient Egyptians are more closely related to ancient Europeans and Anatolians than to modern Egyptians.
Fully preserved mummies were discovered in an ancient grave in Egypt. The mummies are believed to be non-royals.
Archaeologists discovered a treasure trove of mummies, sacrophagi and statues in an ancient tomb of a nobleman.
Authors of a study published in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A detailed their analysis of three Egyptian mummies' skin proteins, determining the reason of their deaths such as cancers and other deadly infections.
One of the Earth's driest places, Chile's Atacama Desert, is blanketed in purple flowers this fall because of unprecedented rains brought by El Niño. They flowers are nearly over--they're expected to disappear by late-November.
Climate change has been linked to all sorts of phenomena, including sea level rise, ocean acidification and extreme drought, but now a bizarre new study shows that it is also turning Chilean mummies into a black ooze.
Nature World News reported just yesterday of a mysterious Egyptian cemetery that holds over a million mummies. But now the Egyptian antiquities ministry has come out refuting these claims, saying the "million mummies" study is false.
An Egyptian cemetery that archaeologists have been studying for decades apparently holds more than a million mummies, though where exactly all these burials came from remains a mystery, according to new research.