Man opts for mummification for TV documentary

October 19th, 2011 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) A man in Britain has become first individual to be mummified in the style of ancient Egyptians for at least 3,000 years.Using the techniques that preserved ... Read more...

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Cancer was rare, but it did occur in Ancient Egypt: Scientist

November 21st, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 21 (ANI): In a direct contradiction to a recent Nature article on cancer in Egypt, a Manchester United Egyptologist has stated that cancer was not 'man-made', and that it was ... Read more...

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Egyptian mummies discovery indicates ‘cancer is man-made’

October 15th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 15 (ANI): A study of ancient remains has found that cancer is a man-made disease fuelled by pollution and changes to diet and lifestyle.Tumours were rare until recent times when ... Read more...

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Leftover bandages shed new light on King Tut’s mummification

May 20th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Tutankhamun's leftover bandages are shedding new light on the boy king's mummification.An exhibit at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art shows, Tutankhamun's mummy was bound in custom-made bandages ... Read more...

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South American mummies were victims of arsenic poisoning

July 5th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 5 (ANI): A new research has suggested that many of the ancient mummies from the South American Chinchorro culture were victims of arsenic poisoning.The Chinchorro mummies are mummified remains of ... Read more...

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Chemical treatment gave Stradivarius and Guarneri violins unique sound

January 23rd, 2009 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Washington, January 23 (ANI): A controversial theory that Stradivarius and Guarneri violins obtained their unique sound due to the chemicals used on the instruments, not merely the wood and the construction, ... Read more...

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4,500-year-old mummies discovered in Chile

June 28th, 2008 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, June 28 (IANS) Eight perfectly preserved mummies, believed to be some 4,500 year old, were found by workers engaged in a restoration project in Chile's far north, Spain's EFE news agency ... Read more...

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