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Moses and Akhenaten: The Secret History of Egypt at the Time of the Exodus by Ahmed Osman,

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Millennia-old mummy belonging to servant of a royal household is found

Spanish archaeologists discovered a mummy in 'very good condition' near Luxor. Tomb probably dating from between 1075-664 BC, on west bank of Nile river 700 kilometres (435 miles) south of Cairo.Mummy had bound with linen stuck together with plaster. In brightly coloured wooden sarcophagus buried near temple from 4rth-millennium warrior king Thutmose III.


The most mysterious sarcophagus in the Museum of Cairo, it is believed to be the coffin of the long-searched for Akenaten. It has a commoner's wig, but has been fitted with a beard and uraeus (strong indication of a royal). Found in January 1907 in tomb 55 by Theodore Davis and Edward R. Ayrton, the names on the sarcophagus have been erased. Click to read more...

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Why legendary Egyptian beauty Queen Nefertiti was the first woman to be airbrushed

Why 3,300-year-old sculpture of legendary Egyptian beauty Queen Nefertiti was the first woman to be airbrushed.


Tutankhamun's funeral mask in solid gold inlaid with semi-precious stones and glass-paste, from the tomb of the pharaoh Tutankhamun, discovered in the Valley of the Kings, Thebes, Egypt, North Africa, Africa