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.
Stanford scientists scan 2,500-year-old mummy
(AP) -- Scientists in California are using computer scans to help unwrap the mysteries of a more than 2,500-year-old mummy.
Forensic artists put different faces on 2,800-year-old mummy
When the 2,800-year-old mummy of an Egyptian court singer went on display at Chicago's Oriental Institute in February, Emily Teeter, the curator, wished she had a way for visitors to see the young woman's face so they could ...
Egypt unveils pharaonic 'brain drain' bed
Egyptian antiquities authorities on Thursday revealed an ancient pharaonic embalming bed unearthed from a mysterious tomb near Luxor used to prepare bodies for mummification more than 3,000 years ago.
Oetzi's last days: Glacier man may have been attacked twice
Another chapter in a murder case over 5000 years old. New investigations by an LMU research team working together with a Bolzano colleague reconstructed the chronology of the injuries that Oetzi, the glacier man preserved ...