An X-ray scattering experiment has been performed on a 1900-year-old Egyptian mummy of young girl to obtain new information about her, including how her body was prepared, what items she may have been buried with, the quality of her bones and what material is present in her brain cavity.
First remains of individuals killed by the destruction of Gezer, central Israel, by Egyptian Pharaoh Merneptah have been discovered by archaeologists 3200 years after fire swallowed the ancient Canaanite city.
The tomb of an ancient gold worker named Khnummose was discovered at Sai Island, on Nile River in Northern Sudan. The tomb dates back 3400 years.
Canadian archaeologists conducting research in Egypt discovered numerous tattoos on a mummified body of a woman who lived more than 3300 years ago. The tattoos include lotus blossoms on the mummy’s hips, a cobra, and cows on her arm.
An Etruscan tomb of a female individual, dubbed “Etruscan princess” was found in Vulci, Lazio Region of Italy. The tomb dating back to 8th century BC contained many personal items, including wealthy and rare jewellery.