Browsing the "Egyptians" Tag

Ancient Egyptian prosthetic toe re-examined

July 18th, 2017 | by admin

Researchers from the University of Bassel are re-examining a 3,000-year-old Egyptian prosthetic toe. Fitted with a lace-up leather strap, the [&hellip


Face of ancient Egyptian reconstructed

July 14th, 2017 | by admin

Researchers have reconstructed the face of Egyptian dignitary who lived during the 18th Dynasty (1479-1425 B.C.). “He was between 45 [&hellip


Ten rock-hewn tombs found in Egypt

June 19th, 2017 | by admin

Ten tombs dating back Egypt’s Late Period (664 B.C. – 332 B.C.) have been found in Aswan. Embalming materials for [&hellip


Egyptian mummy genomes mapped

June 14th, 2017 | by admin

Researchers have analyzed ancient DNA obtained from mummies interred at Abusir el-Meleq in Egypt. Although many of the first extractions [&hellip


Embalming materials found in Luxor

June 5th, 2017 | by admin

A cache of 3,900-year-old embalming materials have been found in Luxor, Egypt. Mahmoud Afifi, head of the antiquities ministry’s Ancient [&hellip



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