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Archaeologists in Egypt say that a chamber unearthed last month in the Valley of the Kings is not a tomb, as was first thought. Instead, it appears the room was used by the ancient Egyptians for mummifying pharaohs.

2006-03-15

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Scientists in Egypt say they may have discovered the mummy of Queen Nefertiti, one of the most famous figures of ancient Egypt.

2003-06-10

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Archaeologists in Egypt have said they have discovered the largest known tomb in the ancient necropolis of Sakkara, to the south of Cairo. The tomb dates back 2,500 years to the 26th Dynasty and contains important artefacts, including mummified eagles.

2010-01-04

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A lost ancient Egyptian tomb has been rediscovered by archaeologists in the desert sands south of Cairo. The 3,300-year-old tomb is believed to belong to a mayor of the ancient capital of Memphis. It was originally discovered by artefact hunters in the 19th Century, who then lost the tomb's location...

2010-05-31

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Archaeologists on Orkney are investigating what is thought to be a 5,000-year-old tomb complex.
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The tomb for the original builders of Stonehenge could have been unearthed by an excavation at a site in Wales.

2011-09-01

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