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King Tut’s leftover bandages found in long-forgotten jars

Published on May 20th, 2010 | by Admin

Scraps of King Tut’s bandages have been found in long-forgotten jars at the Metopolitan Museum of Art in New York. King Tutankhamun’s mummy was wrapped in custom-made bandages similar to modern first aid gauzes, an exhibit ... Read More


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Iron Age bones in Derbyshire belong to pregnant woman

Published on May 20th, 2010 | by Admin

Tests carried out on an Iron Age skeleton found in Derbyshire reveal that they belonged to a pregnant woman. Experts said they were surprised by the female find because the site, near Monsal Dale in the ... Read More


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Files reveal British WWII biological weapons trials

Published on May 20th, 2010 | by Admin

Apparently British scientists during World War II experimented with ways of spreading foot-and-mouth disease and other lethal infections like dysentery, cholera and typhoid. An extensive list of the contagious agents and plagues that could be turned ... Read More


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Anglo-Saxon settlement found in Gloucestershire

Published on May 20th, 2010 | by Admin

An Anglo-Saxon settlement which dates between the 6th and 8th centuries has been found in Gloucestershire, England. Steve Sheldon, of Cotswold Archaeology, said it was previously thought the area did not succumb to Saxon control during ... Read More


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2,000-year-old rare clay coffins found in Cyprus

Published on May 20th, 2010 | by Admin

Four clay coffins which date back to between 300 B.C. and 100 A.D. have been unearthed in Cyprus. Maria Hadjicosti said the coffins adorned with floral patterns date from the east Mediterranean island’s Hellenistic to early ... Read More


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Never-before-published photos from inside Hitler’s bunker

Published on May 19th, 2010 | by Admin

Life magazine has posted a series of never-before-published photographs from inside Adolf Hitler’s bunker. In April, 1945, as Russian and German troops fought — savagely, street-by-street — for control of the German capital, it became increasingly ... Read More