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Hatshepsut Khenmet-Amun (the United of Amun in Front of the Nobles) was quite a woman. The second-known woman to rule Egypt, she became co-regent, along with her young stepson, after her husband and half-brother Thutmose II died in 1504 BC. The arrangement lasted just two years before Hatshepsut claimed the title of Pharaoh for her own. For the next 18 years, she was one of the most successful of the ancient rulers, male or female.

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Egypt discovers 2,500-year-old grave of royal guard
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Egypt discovers 2,500-year-old grave of royal guard

The grave of a royal guard of the 26th dynasty, which dates back to about 2,500 years ago, was unearthed by an Egyptian-Czech archaeological mission in the south of Cairo.

Ancient Egyptian toe oldest prosthesis
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Ancient Egyptian toe oldest prosthesis

An artificial toe found attached to an Egyptian mummy could be the world's oldest functional prosthetic body part.

Archaelogists find ancient Egypts gold source
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Archaelogists find ancient Egypts gold source

An ancient gold-processing and panning camp has been discovered by archaeologists along the Nile River about 800 miles (1,287 kilometers) south of Cairo.

Ancient Egyptian tomb discovered
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Ancient Egyptian tomb discovered

A Dutch mission from Leiden Museum last week came across a huge tomb that dates back to the era of King Akhenaton, the 19th dynasty of Ancient Egypt.

Modern Medicine Originated In Egypt
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Modern Medicine Originated In Egypt

British scientists examining documents dating to 3,500 years ago determined the origins of modern medicine lie in ancient Egypt, not Greece.

Egypts Largest Pharaoh-Era Fortress Discovered
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Egypts Largest Pharaoh-Era Fortress Discovered

The largest known fortress from ancient Egypt's days of the pharaohs has been unearthed near the Suez Canal.

DNA helps identify an Egyptian royal mummy
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DNA helps identify an Egyptian royal mummy

Preliminary results of a British DNA analysis are said to support the positive identification of an Egyptian queen who reigned in the 15th century B.C.

Modern lab recreating ancient pigments
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Modern lab recreating ancient pigments

Ancient colors of Egyptian wall paintings are being recreated in a modern lab in Italy, where art restorers say they've learned how to preserve the artifacts.

Ancient Egypt tomb uncovered
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Ancient Egypt tomb uncovered

Archaeologists have uncovered the intact tomb of an Egyptian courtier who lived about 4,000 years ago.

Archaeologists unearth ancient Egyptian sarcophagi
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Archaeologists unearth ancient Egyptian sarcophagi

Japanese archaeologists have uncovered three wooden pharaonic sarcophagi, dating back up to 4,000 years.

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