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Did King Tut die of disease that gave him breasts?


September 13th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamen probably suffered from an inheritable form of temporal lobe epilepsy that gave him abnormally large breasts, according to the Daily Mail.Tutankhamen was revered ... Read more...

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Attempt to steal pharaoh’s statue foiled in Egypt


February 25th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 25 (IANS/AKI) Archaeologists have thwarted an attempt by looters to steal a statue of Egyptian pharaoh Rameses II who ruled more than 3,000 years ago. The thieves tried to cut ... Read more...

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Germany rejects Egypt’s request to return Queen Nefertiti bust


January 25th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by BNO News
BERLIN, GERMANY (BNO NEWS) -- Germany on Monday rejected the request from Egypt for the return of the 3,300-year old bust of Queen Nefertiti, DPA news agency reported.Zahi Hawas, secretary general of ... Read more...

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Curfew imposed in Srinagar during Moharum


December 17th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Srinagar, Dec. 17 (ANI): Curfew was imposed in Srinagar on Friday to prevent any untoward law and order incident during Moharum, which is being observed throughout the country.Moharum is observed ... Read more...

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First pharaoh-era relic found in Saudi Arabia


November 8th, 2010 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Nov 8 (IANS) Saudi archaeologists have found a rock bearing an ancient hieroglyphic inscription of an Egyptian pharaoh - making it the first such confirmed pharaoh-era relic discovered in the kingdom.Though ... Read more...

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Statue of King Tut’s grandfather unearthed


November 7th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 7 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered a statue of Pharaoh Amenhotep III, believed to be the grandfather of King Tutankhamun, together with a falcon-headed sun god in Egypt's Luxor.An Egyptian team ... Read more...

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Malek To Star In ‘Breaking Dawn’


September 2nd, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): You do remember Rami Malek don't you? He is the cool – as - ice guy from "The Pacific' (The HBO miniseries on WWII). It ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie To Portray Cleopatra?


June 11th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Cleopatra, the last person to rule Egypt as an Egyptian pharaoh, is making a comeback on the big screen. Academy Award winner, producer, Scott Rudin ,is ... Read more...

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Mystery behind mummy’s missing toe solved after 50 yrs


April 17th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 17 (ANI): The age-old mystery of Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten's lost left big toe has been solved-it has been residing in Liverpool for the past 50 years.And this week, the toe ... Read more...

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Massive 1-ton statue of Egyptian pharaoh found deep in Sudan


January 10th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 10 (ANI): A team of archaeologists has found a massive one ton statue of the Egyptian pharaoh Taharqa, deep in Sudan.Taharqa was a pharaoh of the 25th dynasty of Egypt ... Read more...

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Massive statue of Egyptian pharaoh Taharqa found deep inside Sudan


January 1st, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 1 (ANI): Archaeologists have found a massive one ton granite statue of the Egyptian pharaoh Taharqa has been found in Dangeil, deep inside Sudan.Taharqa was a pharaoh of the 25th ... Read more...

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Ancient temple in Turkey to cast new light on “dark age”


April 30th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): Archaeologists have found an ancient temple in Turkey, filled with broken metal, ivory carvings, and stone slabs engraved with a dead language, which would cast new light ... Read more...

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UK workmen find `Staff of Moses’


April 2nd, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.2 (ANI): A group of builders have reportedly discovered what experts believe is the fabled Staff of Moses.The workmen thought the historic artefact, which dates back to hundreds of years ... Read more...

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Staff of Moses may have been found in London


April 2nd, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 2 (ANI): A group of builders, digging at a site in London, have unearthed what they believe is the fabled Staff of Moses.According to a report in The Sun, ... Read more...

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CT imaging used to examine hidden face in Nefertiti bust


April 1st, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 1 (ANI): Researchers, using CT imaging to study a priceless bust of Nefertiti, have uncovered a delicately carved face in the limestone inner core and gained new insights into methods ... Read more...

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Mystery behind creation of Nefertiti’s bust unraveled


March 31st, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 31 (IANS) CT scan of a bust of Egypt's Queen Nefertiti's has helped researchers unravel hidden aspects of sculpting the priceless masterpiece. "We acquired a lot of information on how ... Read more...

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3,500 yr old perfume of Egyptian pharaoh to be re-created


March 16th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 16 (ANI): Scientists are aiming to re-create the perfume of Egyptian Pharaoh Hatshepsut, using residues from a 3,500 year old vessel.Pharaoh Hatshepsut was a power-conscious woman who assumed ... Read more...

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Statue of Egyptian pharaoh Amenhotep III to be resurrected


March 2nd, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 2 (ANI): An international team, with help from the British Museum has restored a colossal statue of Amenhotep III, grandfather of Tutankhamun and ruler of Egypt for more than ... Read more...

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Archaeologists find ancient statue of Ramses II in Egypt


September 25th, 2008 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 25 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered an ancient statue of Ramses II, the famous Egyptian pharaoh, five feet under the sands of a Nile delta town in Egypt.According to ... Read more...

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Bodies found inside Tutankhamuns tomb may be his twin daughters


September 1st, 2008 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 1 (ANI): An anatomist has claimed that two mummified foetuses found buried with Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun may have been his twin daughters.According to a report in the Times, ... Read more...

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One of two mummified fetuses may be Tutankhamuns daughter, says scientist


August 17th, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 17 (ANI): A scientist has said that the ongoing analysis on the mummified remains of two female fetuses buried in the tomb of Tutankhamun will most likely show that ... Read more...

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‘Kuselan’ technicians get Rs.4.5 mn windfall, thanks to Rajnikanth


July 1st, 2008 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 1 (IANS) The 100-odd technicians of forthcoming Rajnikanth-starrer Tamil film "Kuselan" got a windfall of Rs.4.5 million as its hero, producer and director pooled part of their fees and donated ... Read more...

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Hank Azaria signs on for Night at the Museum 2


February 12th, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): Hank Azaria will be starring alongside Ben Stiller and Amy Adams in 20th Century Fox's "Night at the Museum 2."According to the Hollywood Reporter, the actor will be ... Read more...

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Heir of discoverer of King Tut’s tomb retraces latter’s footsteps


November 14th, 2007 - 2:35 am ICT by admin
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