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Chinese archaeologists have carefully stripped the 2,200-year-old clothing from four mummies in order to prevent the delicate outfits from decaying with the dried corpses.
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A new study has revealed that mummified cuts of meat were preserved and placed in Egyptian tombs as food for the afterlife.
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Two pre-Columbian mummies more than a thousand years old were found in a pre-Incan cemetery in a suburb of Lima, archeologists said Thursday.
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Mummies of three children used as ritual sacrifices by the centuries-old Inca civilisation show they were fed a significant amount of drugs and alcohol for months to hasten their deaths.
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Scientists analysing hair samples from mummies in a Chilean town have found that for hundreds of years, people of all social classes in the region consumed nicotine.
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Polish and Peruvian archaeologists have discovered a royal burial chamber with 60 mummies and some 1,200 gold, silver and ceramic objects from over 1,000 years ago in Peru.
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A Virginia museum is using CT scan to uncover the story behind one of the earliest surviving Egyptian mummies.
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Modern technology reveals the secrets kept for thousands of years by Egyptian mummies in a major exhibition at Scotland`s National Museum.
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Artefacts come from Tarim Basin in China`s autonomous Xinjiang Uyghur region.
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Egypt`s antiquities chief Hawass said the prized collection was now safe.
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Scientists try out new technique of using airport body scanners on mummies.
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