Scan of mummified remains indicates female was a teen at time of death
The mummy is indeed a lady - one who didn't make it to adulthood.
CT scans of Egyptian mummy help Vt. solve crimes
A childhood fascination with archaeology and a chance encounter with a 2,700-year-old Egyptian mummy are helping Vermont doctors and law enforcement officials find truth in some of the most challenging of ...
The mummy study returns: Scanning of more ancient Egyptians confirms heart disease, finds princess to be oldest case
(PhysOrg.com) -- Although ancient Egyptian royalty didnt gobble down bacon cheeseburgers or doughnuts dripping with trans fats, smoke cigarettes or spend hours each night in front of the TV, they did ...
Iceman Oetzi gets a new face for 20th anniversary
Iceman Oetzi, whose mummified body was famously found frozen in the Italian Alps in 1991, will get a new face for the 20th anniversary of his discovery.
Mummies' false toes helped ancient Egyptians walk
Two artificial big toes one found attached to the foot of an ancient Egyptian mummy may have been the world's earliest functional prosthetic body parts, says the scientist who tested replicas ...
Swiss collector returns 4 ancient mummies to Chile
(AP) -- A Swiss collector has returned four pre-Columbian mummies to Chile, including two that are believed to be up to 7,000 years old.
Oetzi, the Iceman, was ceremonially buried: archaeologist
Oetzi, the 5,300-year-old "Iceman", may not have died at the site in the Italian Alps where he was found 19 years ago, but was only ceremonially buried there, according to a new theory revealed on Thursday.
History out from under wraps: Science Center's extensive 'Mummies' exhibit reveals a wealth of information
A well-dressed 18th-century miller from Hungary, a 6,500-year-old child found in Peru, a baby crocodile -- these aren't your mother's mummies. You can see all three of them, along with more than 40 others, at the world premiere ...
57 ancient tombs with mummies unearthed in Egypt
(AP) -- Archeologists have unearthed 57 ancient Egyptian tombs, most of which hold an ornately painted wooden sarcophagus with a mummy inside, Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities said Sunday.
Study examines family lineage of King Tut, his possible cause of death
Using several scientific methods, including analyzing DNA from royal mummies, research findings suggest that malaria and bone abnormalities appear to have contributed to the death of Egyptian pharaoh King ...
Hunt for bird mummy in Conn. comes up empty
(AP) -- Researchers who examined an Egyptian mummy with the latest imaging technology found no evidence that a packet inside her was an offering to the gods of the ancient world.
Heart disease found in Egyptian mummies
Hardening of the arteries has been detected in Egyptian mummies, some as old as 3,500 years, suggesting that the factors causing heart attack and stroke are not only modern ones; they afflicted ancient people, ...
Mummy's tooth yields DNA
TB the culprit in the great mummy whodunnit
Around 2,600 years ago, on the banks of the Nile, a bed-ridden lady of high rank coughed and wheezed as tuberculosis ravaged her body, driving her ruthlessly towards the afterlife.