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King Ramesses III was murdered

A forensic analysis carried out on the mummy of King Ramesses III has revealed that the pharaoh had his throat slit. The first CT scans to examine the king's mummy reveal a cut to the neck deep enough to be fatal. The secret has been hidden for centuries by the bandages covering

Mary Rose crew member’s face recreated

The face of a crew member from the Mary Rose has been created by forensic artists working off of his skull. Archaeologists believe the man was a Bosun because he was found with the emblem of this comparatively senior status, a Bosun's call - a whistle. There are many theories about why

Ancient Egyptian mummy’s face recreated

The face of a long-dead Egyptian mummy has been brought back to life through the magic of forensic science. Based on CT-scans of the skull of the ancient Egyptian mummy Meresamun, two artists independently reconstructed her appearance and arrived at similar images of the woman. Meresamun, a temple singer in Thebes (ancient