Controversy surrounds the claim that a prominent researcher has found an 'alien' mummy in Mexico.
A recent test of a 'mermaid mummy' in Japan has generated renewed interest in the phenomenon.
Thanks to modern facial reconstruction techniques, it is possible to look upon the face of a woman who died 2,600 years ago.
The secrets of a 3,500-year-old mummy have been revealed for the first time thanks to modern imaging technology.
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.
Archaeologists have unearthed the mummy of a 17th-dynasty teenager in the Egyptian city of Luxor.
The voice of an ancient Egyptian man who died 3,000 years ago has been recreated for the first time.
Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered the mummy of a very large animal, most likely a lion or lioness.
New CT scans of an ancient mummified cat dating back 2,500 years have revealed something rather unexpected.
Scientists have finally solved the mystery of the relationship between two 4,000-year-old mummies.
Archaeologists have uncovered an unidentified mummy within a previously unexplored tomb near Luxor, Egypt.
Scientists have revealed the results of a recent study in to the DNA of 151 ancient Egyptian mummies.
Archaeologists have made a fascinating discovery inside a 3,800-year-old pyramid in Dahshur, Egypt.
Discovered in a tomb by Spanish archaeologists, the well-preserved mummy dates back over 3,000 years.
A bronze statue dating back up to 1,000 years has been found to contain the remains of a Buddhist monk.
Archaeologists have been excavating a gigantic burial site containing up to one million mummies.
Researchers have discovered a tool used by ancient Egyptian embalmers within the skull of a mummy.