Mummification of animals in ancient Egypt

Sun, 11 Dec 2022 - 12:31 GMT

Mummification is a practice that was widespread in the ancient Egyptian civilization.

In pics: How huge fish are mummified at marine museums in Egypt

Wed, 16 Mar 2022 - 11:48 GMT

Marine biologists and technicians at the branch of the National Institute of Marine Sciences in Hurghada city mummify dead marine creatures and display them in the museum.

Archaeologist reveals the roots of mummification in ancient Egypt

Tue, 08 Mar 2022 - 12:32 GMT

What is the story of natural mummies?

Foreign site sheds light on a study that reveals the secrets of Amenhotep I

Thu, 30 Dec 2021 - 10:17 GMT

The 3,500-year-old mummy of Egyptian pharaoh Amenhotep I has remained virtually unexamined since its discovery in Luxor in 1881.

‘Advanced & Non-Destructive Methods Used in the Study of Mummies’ symposium to be held via Zoom on May 5

Wed, 05 May 2021 - 12:31 GMT

On May 5 at 1:30 p.m., the University of Zurich, Switzerland, Institute of Evolutionary Medicine, will hold a short seminar entitled "Advanced and Non-Destructive Methods Used in the Study of Mummies" via Zoom.

Yorkshire Ancient Egypt expert unwraps 6,000 year old mummy secret

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 03:36 GMT

The mummy was indeed drenched with some kind of plant oil with some kind of gum/sugar that had been mixed with it and used to fecundate the funerary textiles in which the body was encased.

In pics: 5 ancient Egyptian stone coffins discovered at Saqqara

Sat, 14 Jul 2018 - 10:17 GMT

Minister of Antiquities Khaled Anany announced the discovery of more than five stone coffins at Saqqara area, and declared it “a great archaeological discovery”.

Biggest Cemetery for Pets in Ancient Egypt, unearthed

Sat, 07 Oct 2017 - 03:29 GMT

an archaeological mission from the Polish Center for Mediterranean Archaeology at Warsaw University unearthed the biggest cemetery for pets in Ancient Egypt.

International conference uncovering Tutankhamun’s secrets starts Saturday

Fri, 05 May 2017 - 02:10 GMT

The third international conference highlighting the secrets and treasures of King Tutankhamun’s tomb will start Saturday