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Category: Ancient Egypt

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Egyptian Princess Needed Bypass Surgery, Mummy Study Shows

An Egyptian princess is the earliest known sufferer of heart disease, according to a recent study suggesting clogged arteries have plagued civilizations for millennia.

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Egypt’s Most Wanted: An Antiquities Wish List

As Egypt formally asks Germany to return the famous Nefertiti bust, find out about the other artifacts the country hopes to repatriate.

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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.