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2010-01-25 11:14:00

DALLAS, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The creator of such popular video games as "Midnight Mysteries: The Edgar Allan Poe Conspiracy," "Luxor Adventures," and "Samantha Swift and the Mystery from Atlantis," has won a legal battle against its former business partner over the sale and distribution of premium casual games. Dallas-based MumboJumbo LLC is a worldwide publisher, developer and marketer of premium casual games for PCs and game consoles made by Nintendo, Sony Computer Entertainment and...

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2009-10-19 07:27:03

Ancient choices made by Egyptians digging burial tombs may have led to today's problems with damage and curation of these precious archaeological treasures, but photography and detailed geological mapping should help curators protect the sites, according to a Penn State researcher. "Previously, I noticed that some tomb entrances in the Valley of Kings, Luxor, Egypt, were aligned on fracture traces and their zones of fracture concentration," said Katarin A. Parizek, instructor in digital...

2006-02-10 18:28:26

LUXOR, Egypt -- The painted 3,000-year-old face of a woman - her eyes lined in black kohl - stared from a funerary mask as authorities on Friday revealed to the world the first tomb discovered in eight decades in the Valley of the Kings. The five mummies inside - possibly members of a pharaoh's court - were discovered by a team of American archaeologists working on the neighboring tomb of Amenmeses, a late 19th Dynasty pharaoh. "It's a dream come true," said Edwin Brock, co-director of the...

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2005-01-06 00:40:00

LUXOR, Egypt (AP) -- A team of researchers briefly removed King Tut's mummy from its tomb Wednesday and laid bare his bones for a CT scan that could solve an enduring mystery: Was it murder or natural causes that killed Egypt's boy pharaoh 3,000 years ago? Tut's toes and fingers and an eerie outline of his face could be seen as the mummy, resting in a box to protect it, was placed inside the machine in a specially equipped van parked near his underground tomb in the famed Valley of the Kings....