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Even Egypt's Ancient Rulers Suffered From Hunger And Disease
2013-03-07 06:24:19

A long-standing belief that ancient Egyptian governors and rulers lived the high life is being called into question. A recent excavation of the Qubbet el-Hawa necropolis, in the region of Aswan, has offered up evidence that not even the wealthy rulers of the time could avoid hunger and disease.

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2012-12-18 19:00:15

An international team of Egyptologists have uncovered a series of clues that may have solved a 3,000-year-old murder mystery.

Lessons From Ancient Egypt On Climate and Drought
2012-08-16 16:13:14

Using Fossil Pollen to Augment Historical Records

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2012-03-14 16:29:29

A team from the University of Toronto in Abydos, Egypt have discovered a wooden statue of a king, a monumental building, a private offering chapel, and more than 80 mummified animals during a 2011 expedition.

Archeologists Discover Tomb of Egyptian Singer
2012-01-16 14:22:30

A team of Swiss archaeologists working in Egypt made a fortuitous discovery last year when they stumbled upon the tomb of a female singer in the Valley of the Kings.

2011-12-01 10:41:08

A University of Cincinnati-based journal devoted to research on papyri from Egypt sheds light on job training, prayer, dream interpretation and belief in magic in the ancient world.


Word of the Day
friseur
  • A hairdresser.
The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").
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