Some had hoped the sarcophagus contained Alexander the Great—the reality is much grosser.
The new find reveals exactly what oils and other substances were used by the ancient embalmers.
The massive coffin measures about 9-feet long by 5-feet wide and is 6-feet tall.
A years-long hunt has ended in disappointment—and archaeologists still can’t find Nefertiti’s tomb.
These razor-sharp blades inspired fear and fascination and helped change the course of military campaigns.
The tomb contains paintings of a prominent priestess, plus a rare image of a dancing monkey.
It took one artifact, two scholars and 20 years to decode a dead language.
How did the chamber go undetected for 5,000 years?