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Category: Ancient Egypt

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A New Female Pharaoh for Ancient Egypt?

Queen Arsinoë II ruled Egypt as a female pharaoh long before her more famous descendant, Cleopatra VII, according to a new study.

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Did a Hippo Kill King Tut?

A new hypothesis that King Tut was killed by a hippopotamus is the latest attempt to solve one of ancient history’s most perplexing riddles.

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Plants Plot New Pharaoh Timeline

Researchers have used plant materials to establish a more accurate chronology of Egypt’s pharaohs.