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Synchrotron Probes Egyptian Beads Synchrotron Probes Egyptian Beads

Not content with managing the household it appears women in Ancient Egypt were also keeping the budget in the black with some home-based manufacturing.

That is the conclusion an Australian team has drawn by using synchrotrons to analyse the synthetic turquoise that was popular during the reign of Pharaoh Akhenaten around 1300BC.

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Egypt's avenue of colossi may be found
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Egypt's avenue of colossi may be found

Egypt's avenue of colossi may be found: An avenue of colossal granite statues representing an ancient deity could lie by the funerary temple of Tutankhamun's grandfather Amenhotep III.

Ancient Mummified Crocs Revealed
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Ancient Mummified Crocs Revealed

Ancient Mummified Crocs Revealed: A CT scan of a 2000-year-old mummified crocodile from Egypt has revealed body parts from two reptiles stuffed inside the ancient artefact.

Mummy of Rameses IIs high priest revealed
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Mummy of Rameses IIs high priest revealed

Two hundred years after the death of Rameses II, one of the greatest pharaohs of Egypt, his high priest Iufenamun decreed that his mummified body be moved to a secret location to keep his tomb safe from robbers.

Ancient doorway to afterlife discovered in Egypt
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Ancient doorway to afterlife discovered in Egypt

A large red granite false door from the tomb of an ancient queen's powerful vizier has been discovered in Luxor

The Secrets of Tomb 10A
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The Secrets of Tomb 10A

The Secrets of Tomb 10A: Inside, the MFA team found, in jumbled array, the largest burial assemblage of the Middle Kingdom (2040-1640 BC) ever discovered.

Ancient Egyptian Nilometer Helped Measure River's Height
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Ancient Egyptian Nilometer Helped Measure River's Height

Egyptian archaeologists carrying routine excavations at the so-called Avenue of Sphinxes, have unearthed the remains of a 5th century Egyptian Christian church and a nilometer.

Land of Punt Revealed
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Land of Punt Revealed

Analysis of mummified baboons in the British Museum has revealed the location of the land of Punt as the area between Ethiopia and Eritrea.

Tomb of Ancient Scribe Unearthed in Egypt
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Tomb of Ancient Scribe Unearthed in Egypt

The Egyptian antiquities chief says the elaborate tomb of an ancient royal scribe has been unearthed.

Forensic Aspects Of Ancient Egypt Study Day
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Forensic Aspects Of Ancient Egypt Study Day

Forensic Aspects Of Ancient Egypt Study Day: Join us on this fascinating study day to learn the secrets of: examining ancient remains, facial reconstruction and scientific techniques and test your skills in a hands-on practical session.

Mummy worshippers return to Swansea Museum
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Mummy worshippers return to Swansea Museum

Mummy worshippers return to Swansea Museum: The mummy-obsessed visitors deserted Swansea Museum after CCTV cameras were introduced five years ago.

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