ancient egypt

How Did This ‘Screaming Mummy’ Really Die?

How Did This ‘Screaming Mummy’ Really Die?

Her unsettling, seemingly agonised facial expression gave this ancient Egyptian mummy the nickname “screaming woman.” A new analysis claims that this shocking pose is actually related to the woman’s cause of death, an apparent heart attack. But other scientists are sceptical, saying the open-mouthed scream likely only appeared well after…

Scientists Just Made A 3,000-Year-Old Mummy ‘Speak’

Scientists Just Made A 3,000-Year-Old Mummy ‘Speak’

Have you ever wondered what an ancient Egyptian mummy would sound like if it could talk? A wild new scientific experiment has finally answered this burning question, but the result is perhaps less impressive (and certainly less ominous) than you might think.

See Inside The Newly Renovated King Tut’s Tomb

Years of steadily accumulating dust and grime had taken a toll on King Tut’s tomb, but a recently completed restoration project has revitalized the historic chamber, while making much-needed infrastructure improvements to prevent ongoing decay.