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Spanish archaeologists find nine mummies in Egypt

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 13:04

Spanish experts have discovered an intact funeral chamber containing nine mummies in the tomb of governor Haqaib III, which dates back to the Middle Kingdom (2050-1750 BC), in the southern Egyptian city of Aswan.

Students discover 7,000-year-old mummy in Chile

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 10:15

A group of students discovered a 7,000-year-old mummy in northern Chile, the media reported Monday.

Technology reveals details of 1,000-year-old mummies

Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 10:43

Eight mummies from ancient Egypt and Sudan will be displayed at an exhibit from Thursday at the The British Museum in London, media reported.

Scans of Egyptian mummies reveal what they ate, diseases they suffered from

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 21:49

The British Museum has carried out scans on eight Egyptian mummies, which has enabled scientists for the first time to tell the age of the mummies, what they ate, the diseases they suffered from, and how they died.

Ancient Egyptians had vegetarian diet

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 18:11

Vegetarianism was pretty much common among ancient Egyptian cultures, with their diet largely consisting of wheat and barley, scientists say.

Ancient tomb discovered in Egypt contains 50 mummies

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 16:28

Scientists have discovered an ancient tomb in Egypt`s Valley of Kings that contains dozens of mummies, including those of royal children, that date back to the 14th century BC.

Massive necropolis with some 50 mummies found in Egypt

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 02:01

A vast necropolis with some 50 mummies, including pharaonic royalty, has been discovered in Egypt`s famed Valley of the Kings near the temple city of Luxor, officials said Monday.

World`s oldest cheese found on 3600-year-old Chinese mummies

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 10:17

Archaeologists have discovered the world`s oldest cheese- dating way back to 1615 BC- on the chest of Chinese mummies that are up to 3,600 years old.

Archaeologists strip mummies to save ancient clothing in China

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 19:55

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.

Archaeologists strip mummies to save ancient clothing in China

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 16:31

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.

Egyptians kept `meat mummies` with `real mummies` for afterlife

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 18:16

A new study has revealed that mummified cuts of meat were preserved and placed in Egyptian tombs as food for the afterlife.

Two mummies found in ancient Peru cemetery

Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 22:26

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.