mummification

Another old civilization predates Pharaoh’s in the Mummification practice
Culture

Another old civilization predates Pharaoh’s in the Mummification practice

Most people know that the mummies of the ancient Egyptians are the most famous of all, but few know that…
Egypt’s former grand mufti responds to critique by Zahi Hawass
Egypt

Egypt’s former grand mufti responds to critique by Zahi Hawass

Ali Gomaa, a member of the Council of Senior Scholars of Al-Azhar and the former Grand Mufti of Egypt, issued…
Surprise! The world’s oldest mummies are not in Egypt
Archaeology

Surprise! The world’s oldest mummies are not in Egypt

Arica, Chile (CNN) — The first humans known to have mummified their dead did so in a rather improbable spot:…
Who’s your mummy? Genetic secrets of ancient Egypt unwrapped
Science

Who’s your mummy? Genetic secrets of ancient Egypt unwrapped

DNA from mummies found at a site once known for its cult to the Egyptian god of the afterlife is…
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