News tagged with ancient egypt

One mummy—many coffins

The Egyptian elite was buried in a coffin placed inside another coffin – in ensembles of up to eight coffins. This was intended to ensure the transformation of the deceased from human to deity, according ...

Aug 26, 2013
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Scientists suggest that cancer is purely man-made

(PhysOrg.com) -- Cancer is a modern, man-made disease caused by environmental factors such as pollution and diet, a study by University of Manchester scientists has strongly suggested.

Oct 14, 2010
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