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In the Egyptian Valley of the Kings, near the city of Luxor, Egyptologists from the University of Basel identified a tomb containing several children and other family members of two pharaohs.
Pharaoh Hatshepsut was a power-conscious woman who assumed the reins of government in Egypt around the year 1479 B.C. In actual fact, she was only supposed to represent her step-son Thutmose III, who was three years old at the time, until he was old enough to take over.
The Egyptian government announced Wednesday that archaeologists have found what they believe to be the ancient ruins of the headquarters of the Pharaonic army, which guarded Egyptâ€™s northeastern border for more than 1,500 years.
Months after Egypt boldly announced that archaeologists had identified a mummy as the most powerful queen of her time, scientists in a museum basement are still analyzing DNA from the bald, 3,500-year-old corpse to try to back up the claim aired on TV.
A tooth found in a relic box led archaeologists to identify a long-overlooked mummy as that of Egypt's most powerful female pharoah - possibly the most significant find since King Tutankhamun's tomb was uncovered in 1922, experts said Wednesday.
Egyptian authorities said Wednesday that a mummy found a century ago has been identified as the remains of pharaoh Queen Hatshepsut, who ruled over Egypt during the 15th century B.C.
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