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Archaeologists generally downplay the Indiana Jones side of their discipline, full of derring-do and unexpected discoveries. But every once in a while, an amazing find surprises even the most experienced researchers.

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Curators, countries debate who owns the past
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Curators, countries debate who owns the past

Zahi Hawass, Egypt's top man in charge of antiquities, has asked the St. Louis Art Museum to return a 3,200 year-old mummy mask the museum purchased in 1998

Egypt discovers ancient sun temple in Cairo
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Egypt discovers ancient sun temple in Cairo

Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) said an ancient sun temple was discovered in Cairo's northeast district of Ain Shams

Ancient Egypt pottery discovery
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Ancient Egypt pottery discovery

A request from the Department of Ancient Egypt at the British Museum has resulted in a 4,000-year-old discovery at Hawick Museum.

Enigmatic discovery
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Enigmatic discovery

The discovery of a red granite head of a king with Nubian features in the precinct of Amenhotep III's temple on Luxor's West Bank has puzzled Egyptologists.

Tutankhamen liked his wine white
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Tutankhamen liked his wine white

It seems that Tutankhamen, the teenage king of ancient Egypt, sloped off to the afterlife with a good supply of fine white wine.

Mummy Mania
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Mummy Mania

THE Queensland Museum launched its show Life and Death in Ancient Egypt yesterday, cashing in on the enduring fascination with Egyptian mummies.

Egypt announces discovery of Ramses II statues
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Egypt announces discovery of Ramses II statues

Statues weighing up to five tonnes and thought to be of one of ancient Egypt's greatest pharaohs, Ramses II, have been found northeast of Cairo

New mummies may point the way to lost pharaohs
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New mummies may point the way to lost pharaohs

Within the newly discovered tomb are five wooden coffins believed to contain mummies. Although the identities of the presumed occupants are not known.

This mask belongs to Egypt
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This mask belongs to Egypt

The St Louis Art Museum is facing allegations that an ancient Egyptian mask in its collection was stolen from a warehouse in Saqqara, Egypt in the 1980s

Oriental Institute brings ancient Nubia to Chicago
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Oriental Institute brings ancient Nubia to Chicago

Some of the world’s most significant artifacts from Nubia, will go on display Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Museum of the Oriental Institute at the University.

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