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2009-01-13 12:22:49

An Egyptian expert says an artifact has finally identified the father of famed King Tut as a previous pharaoh, King Akhenaten. Zahi Hawass, head of the Egyptian Ministry of Culture's Supreme Council of Antiquities, said a missing piece of a broken limestone block was found in a storeroom in el Ashmunein,

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2008-12-22 14:20:00

Archaeologists reported on Monday the discovery of two ancient tombs at Saqqara belonging to ancient Egyptian court officials.

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2008-11-11 13:20:00

Egypt's antiquities chief announced Tuesday the discovery of a pyramid buried in the desert and thought to belong to the mother of a pharaoh who ruled more than 4,000 years ago.

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2007-12-22 18:20:00

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.

2007-11-05 03:00:10

THE linen wrapped mummy of King Tut was put on public display for the first time today - 85 years after the 3,000-year-old boy pharaoh's golden enshrined tomb and mummy were discovered in Luxor's Valley of the Kings.

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2007-11-04 09:00:00

The face of King Tut was unshrouded in public for the first time on Sunday - 85 years after the 3,000-year-old boy pharaoh's golden enshrined tomb and mummy were discovered in Luxor's famed Valley of the Kings.

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2007-06-27 21:00:00

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.

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2007-06-27 10:10:00

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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2007-04-10 14:48:08

Locks of 3,200-year-old hair from the pharaoh Ramses II were unveiled at the Egyptian Museum on Tuesday, returned to Egypt after being stolen 30 years ago in France and put up for sale on the Internet.

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2007-02-20 21:00:00

Archaeologists unveiled the tombs Tuesday of a pharaonic butler and a scribe that have been buried for more than 3,000 years - proof that Egypt's sands still have secrets to reveal.


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