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Yes, Pharaohs died in battles too – as archaeologists find out!

In terms of history, the Second Intermediate Period pertains to around hundred years (from 1650 BC to 1550 BC) when Ancient Egypt fell into a state of disarray after the so-called invasion of the Hyksos people. As a result, numerous local kingdoms cropped up in different areas of the fertile land - with one of…

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Researchers find a monk mummy interred inside an ancient Chinese statue

A few days ago, we talked about a mummy still found in a state of Lotus position. Well, this time around, researchers have found yet another mummy in the same serene position - but interred within an ancient Chinese statue! The discovery was made by historians at the the Drents Museum (Netherlands), with the find…

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Archaeologists stumble across a mummy still in a Lotus Position of meditation

Songino Khairkhan is one of the nine districts that surrounds the Mongolian capital region of Ulaanbaatar. And this remotely populated area has unveiled a mysterious historical find of its own - in the form of a human relic. According to a report purveyed by Mongolia’s Morning News, this is no ordinary mummy in a conventional…

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Researchers salvage what might be the oldest Gospel in existence

According to historical estimation, the Gospel of Mark was written during the 1st century (at least before 90 AD). To put things into perspective, this period is more than a decade earlier than the oldest extant gospel (dating from 2nd century AD). But now researchers have been able to salvage a fragment of the so-called…

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