Egyptology

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Lucky discoveries of lost ancient history

Our knowledge of the ancient world owes a lot to chance discoveries. Here, we share the stories of some of the most important and unlikely finds from ancient Western history

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Ben Hur, done that ... time to hang up the sandals

Less charming than Charlton, more eh-what-now than epic, the latest version of a cinema classic should be consigned to the annals of history

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Treasure trove gathered from afar

An Indiana Jones lookalike left 60 boxes to a University of Melbourne museum. Inside, researchers found a clue to the mystery of the museum’s mummified Egyptian head.

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Brought to life, 2000 years later

Modern technology and research restores an ancient Egyptian woman, Meritamun, creating a unique teaching tool for medicine and health science

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A chance to unwrap the mystery around mummies

In the museum world, ancient Egypt is a perennial crowd pleaser, but the display of human remains - even those that are several thousand years old - requires careful thought

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