Archaeologists have discovered a trio of mummies with what appear to be 'tongues' made of gold foil.
Archaeologists have unveiled the remarkable discovery of 2,000-year-old Egyptian mummies with gold tongues.
The haul of several dozen coffins - with mummies inside most of them - is thought to date back 2,600 years.
Two Egyptian sarcophagi dating back 3,000 years have been found to contain something rather unexpected.
A huge burial ground filled with mummies and shabti figurines has been discovered at a site south of Cairo.
Scientists have finally solved the mystery of the relationship between two 4,000-year-old mummies.
Scientists have revealed the results of a recent study in to the DNA of 151 ancient Egyptian mummies.
The ancient Egyptian jackal-headed god of death Anubis was worshipped by huge numbers of people.
Up to a third of ancient Egyptian animal mummies have turned out to be nothing more than dummies.
Archaeologists have been excavating a gigantic burial site containing up to one million mummies.
The discovery was made by Swiss archaeologists during an excavation in Egypt's Valley of the Kings.
Cheese dating back more than 3,600 years has been found on mummies unearthed in the Taklamakan desert.
CT scans of ancient mummies have revealed that heart disease was widespread in the ancient world.
Excavations at the Saqqara necropolis in Egypt have revealed an immense number of animal burials.
Two skeletons discovered on a remote Scottish island have been at the centre of a mystery for 10 years.
Archaeologists have discovered two mummies made up from the body parts of several other people.
Archaeologists have discovered six mummified dogs at a pre-Columbian site south of Lima.
Ancient mummies are often exhumed and studied but shouldn't our ancestors have a right to rest in peace ?
Examinations of Egyptian priest mummies have revealed that many died from a diet of artery-clogging fatty foods.
A review of studies performed on Egyptian mummies over the past 30 years has revealed that the ancient Egyptians suffere...