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What are frankincense and myrrh, anyway?
The history and mystery of these botanicals go way beyond the Magi.
Scientists try to unwrap the secrets of Egyptian mummy DNA
They might not have much in common with modern Egyptians.
How Mummifying Mice Will Help Push Study Of Ancient Cancers
Mice not included
Fake Toes Found In Ancient Egyptian Tombs Could Be The World’s Oldest Prostheses
There is a documented history of ancient Egyptians creating fake body parts to augment bodies headed for burial, but a … Continued
FYI: What Is the Oldest Toy in the World?
The National Toy Hall of Fame awarded “oldest toy” to the stick. Edward Bleiberg, a curator of Egyptian art at … Continued
Tomb-Bot Will Be the First to Enter Final Secret Chambers of the Great Pyramid
Egyptologists are hoping some 21st-century tech will help them unlock secrets from 4,500 years ago. They’re using a robot to … Continued
Sail Like An Egyptian
It turns out the oldest seafaring ships ever found actually work