Egypt unveils previously unopened sarcophagus containing female mummy

World Nov 25, 2018

Egypt unveils previously unopened sarcophagus containing female mummy

Egyptian authorities Saturday unveiled a well-preserved mummy of a woman inside a previously unopened coffin in southern Egypt dating back more than 3,000 years. The sarcophagus, an ancient coffin, was one of two found earlier this month by a French-led mission in the northern area ...

Chile seeks help to protect world's oldest mummies

World / Science & Health Oct 28, 2016

Chile seeks help to protect world's oldest mummies

Chilean researchers are seeking conservation aid to protect a collection of mummified human remains found in northern Chile, the oldest mummies discovered in the world to date. The nearly 300 "Chinchorro" mummies, which have been recovered in recent years from the dry coastal area near ...