HISTORY Lists

Category: Ancient Egypt

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7 Unusual Ancient Medical Techniques

Doctors are supposed to operate under the maxim “do no harm,” but history shows this has sometimes been easier said than done.

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6 Secrets of King Tut

Ninety years after his sarcophagus was uncovered, explore six surprising facts about King Tut.

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5 Great Mummy Discoveries

Get the facts on some of the most remarkable finds in history.

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5 Ancient New Year’s Celebrations

Get the facts on the ways 5 ancient civilizations rang in the New Year.

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11 Things You May Not Know About Ancient Egypt

From the earliest recorded peace treaty to ancient board games, discover 11 surprising facts about the Gift of the Nile.

Ancient Egyptian Remedies

9 Bizarre Baldness Cures

Find out about some of the weird and wacky ways people have attempted to curb or conceal their hair loss over the centuries.

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6 Child Monarchs Who Changed History

Find out about six young rulers whose actions and decisions had very grown-up consequences.