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To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum on View...

RENO, NV.- Explore ancient Egyptian beliefs about life, death, and the afterlife in To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum, while celebrating the birthday of the Nevada Museum of Art – commemorating the 80th anniversary in 20...

To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum on View...

RENO, NV.- Explore ancient Egyptian beliefs about life, death, and the afterlife in To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum, while celebrating the birthday of the Nevada Museum of Art – commemorating the 80th anniversary in 20...

Argentina Intercepts Mailed Pre-Inca Mummy, Skulls

BUENOS AIRES (AP).- The shipping label said the mailed package contained replicas of Peruvian ceramics. An X-ray machine used by customs agents discovered it really held three skulls and a mummy more than 2,000 years old. Authorities said Friday that t...

Egyptian Princess, Who Lived More than 3,500 Years Ago, was First...

LONDON (AP).- An Egyptian princess who lived more than 3,500 years ago is the oldest known person to have had clogged arteries, dispelling the myth that heart disease is a product of modern society, a new study says. To determine how common heart disea...

King Tut Exhibit Open at Science Museum of Minnesota

ST. PAUL (AP)- Visitors to the Science Museum of Minnesota are getting a glimpse into the life of Egyptian royalty at the King Tut exhibit that is now open. The Science Museum says more than 100 artifacts are on display, including King Tut's sandals ...

Chinese: Pennsylvania Museum Never OK’d for Mummies Exhibit

PHILADELPHIA (AP).- A diplomatic official says two mummies and other ancient artifacts from China were never approved for display at the Philadelphia museum now embroiled in a dispute over the items. A Chinese embassy spokesman in Washington says the...

Archaeologist Zahi Hawass Says Egypt’s Damaged Artifacts to Be Restored in...

CAIRO (AP).- The artifacts from the Egyptian Museum damaged by looters will be restored over the next five days, the country's antiquities head said Monday. Zahi Hawass also said that steps were being taken to reopen Egypt's famed archaeological sites,...

University of Pennsylvania Museum Removes Mummies After China Objects

PHILADELPHIA (AP).- A museum just days away from opening a long-awaited exhibit including two mummies and other historical artifacts from China is gutting the display of all objects at the request of Chinese officials, the museum announced Wednesday. ...

Anti-Government Protesters in Cairo Smash Treasures and Mummies in Egyptian Museum

CAIRO (REUTERS).- Looters broke into the Cairo museum housing the world's greatest collection of Pharaonic treasures, smashing several statues and damaging two mummies, while police battled anti-government protesters on the streets. Arabiya television ...

Exhibition at the British Museum Brings Ancient Book of the Dead...

LONDON (AP).- As self-help manuals go, the ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead has certainly stood the test of time. For centuries, the 3,500-year-old guidebook offered Egyptians a step-by-step guide to the journey from this life to the next. It remains ...

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