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When George Herbert, the fifth Earl of Carnarvon, died 90 years ago this week he was one of the most famous men on Earth. He occupied the family seat at Highclere Castle, but wintered in Egypt every year...His man in the field, Howard Carter, had
If you're like us, then you tore into the latest issue of Vanity Fair , flipped past Taylor Swift's full golden bangs, and went straight to the full golden bangs of another teen idol . . . those of Egyptian boy-king Tutankhamun's shiny golden mask.
Analysis of remains from a cemetery at the city of Tell el-Amarna is painting an unsettling picture of the reign of the famously monotheistic pharaoh Akhenaten. According to researchers led by University of Arkansas bioarchaeologist Jerome Rose, the
Carvings on the walls of the ancient Egyptian city of Amarna depict a world of plenty...Musicians serenade the pharaoh as he feasts on meat at a banquet. But new research hints that life in Amarna was a combination of grinding toil and wantat least
The statues were discovered while excavating the funerary temple of Pharaoh Amenhotep III, who reigned from 1410-1372 B.C., in the Kom al Hitan zone in Luxor, 700 km south of Cairo, the ministry said in a communique. Experts differ in their opinions
A mud-brick pyramid built about 3,300 years ago has been unearthed in the Egyptian city of Luxor by a team of Belgian scientists, universities in Brussels and Liege announced Thursday. The pyramid is thought to belong to a vizier, or senior adviser,
While Akhenaten was known to be King Tut's father, the identity of his mother has remained elusive...Recent DNA analyses from the mummies of Tut and his kin revealed that the boy king's parents were siblings. Those results pointed to the "heretic"
Tomorrow marks the 90th anniversary of the moment that the Earl of Carnarvon and Howard Carter, working in primitive conditions in the desert, found and opened the tomb. They became the first people to lay eyes upon the boy king's sarcophagus in 3,
The incomparably beautiful bust of Nefertiti Uncovered in December, 1912, by the German archeologist Ludwig Borchardt, the 47-centimeter-tall, colorful bust is some 3,400 years old. Given its value, no surprise that it's displayed in a reinforced,
A 33-year-old Richmond woman was sentenced Wednesday to seven years in state prison for fatally stabbing her husband's girlfriend in a Richmond park last year. Originally charged with murder, Crystal Ladonna Birden took a plea deal earlier this month