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Ptolemaic king statue found in Egypt

A headless granite statue of a Ptolemaic-era king which dates back 2,000 years, has been discovered in Egypt. A headless granite statue of a Ptolemaic king has emerged from the ruins of an ancient Egyptian limestone temple believed to be the burial site of Queen Cleopatra and her lover Mark

The Mayan king of Copán was a foreigner

The bone chemistry of the Mayan king K’inich Yax K’uk’ Mo show he did not grow up in Copán, the city he ruled. Along with inscriptions at Copán, the new evidence suggests that the site’s first king was born into a ruling family at Caracol, a powerful lowland kingdom in Belize.

King’s grave uncovered during construction in Turkey

The final resting place of a historic king was accidentally uncovered in Turkey when a digger struck a rock that was part of the grave. The landlord of the building next to the excavated area, ?lker Y?ld?z, said they saw an empty space inside the rock, which contained ancient pieces. "After

Possible remains of Mayan king found

Researchers in Honduras believe they have uncovered the remains of one of the first kings of Central America's Mayan civilization. Archaeologists working at Copan, a major site for Mayan civilization culture, believe they have found bones belonging to one of 16 Mayan kings. 'We have found skeleton in a grave in the

Evidence discovered of woman “king” in ancient Canaan

Archaeologists have uncovered possible evidence that one of the rulers of Canaan, all previously believed to have been male, may have been a woman. The plaque itself depicts a figure dressed as royal male figures and deities once appeared in Egyptian and Canaanite art. The figure's hairstyle, though, is womanly and

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