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2010-05-11 12:55:00

LOS ANGELES, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Tickets go on sale June 6 for Mummies of the World, the largest exhibition of mummies ever assembled, which makes its world premiere July 1 at the California Science Center in Los Angeles for a limited time only. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/world-premiere-of-mummies-of-the-world-exhibition-93430169.html Mummies of the World is an astounding collection of both naturally and...

2010-04-28 16:53:00

SINGAPORE, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- ITEC Entertainment has launched the third and most exciting version of "Revenge of the Mummy, The Ride," one of the more technically advanced thrill rides in the theme park industry today.

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2010-04-12 14:39:59

The future home of an Egyptian youth center became a hotbed of archaeology as diggers unearthed 14 tombs dating back to the third century BC, including one with a female mummy decorated in jewelry.

2010-02-17 11:40:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- American Exhibitions, Inc. announced today that the City of Los Angeles has been chosen for the world-debut of Mummies of the World, the largest traveling exhibition of mummies ever assembled.

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2010-02-17 06:25:00

King Tutankhamun, the young pharaoh that died at the age of 19 in 1324 BC, suffered from many disorders, but the most likely cause of his death was a severe case of malaria and a degenerative bone disease, according to researchers.

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2009-11-21 07:20:00

The tooth, thumb and finger of the much celebrated Italian scientist Galileo Galilei have been discovered by an art collector, Italy’s History of Science Museum announced on Friday.

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2009-11-18 06:20:00

Mummies from 3,500 years ago were found to be afflicted with heart disease, which has called all modern understanding of heart disease and its risk factors into question.

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2009-09-30 13:05:00

The first-ever scientific autopsy of an Egyptian mummy concluded that the woman had died from complications with ovarian cancer, but a new study has shown that conclusion may have been wrong.


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saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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