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Ancient Egyptian shrine found in Cairo

April 20th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

An Egyptian shrine dating back 2,400 years has been unearthed from beneath Cairo’s modern districts of Ain Shams and Mataria.


Britain’s oldest cremated remains

April 16th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Cremated bone dating back to the Mesolithic period has been found in southeastern England, making it the oldest cremation in


Roman villa unearthed in Yorkshire

April 15th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

The remains of a vast Roman villa have been unearthed in North Yorkshire. Archaeologists say they have been given a


Tuberculosis found in Hungarian mummies

April 15th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Strains of TB have been discovered in 18th-century Hungarian mummies found in a 200-year-old crypt. Professor Pallen said: “Microbiological analyses



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