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Embalming materials found in Luxor

A cache of 3,900-year-old embalming materials have been found in Luxor, Egypt. Mahmoud Afifi, head of the antiquities ministry’s Ancient Egyptian Antiquities Department, said that the jars were first discovered in 1921 and 1922 by American Egyptologist Herbert Winlock inside an auxiliary chamber in the northeast corner of the upper courtyard

Embalmed head of France’s King Henri IV found

The head of King Henri IV of France, who was assassinated in 1610, has been found. The head was lost after revolutionaries ransacked the royal chapel at Saint Denis, near Paris, in 1793.A head, presumed to be that of Henri IV, has passed between private collectors since then.A team of