A tooth found in a relic box led archaeologists to identify a long-overlooked mummy as that of Egypt's most powerful female pharoah — possibly the most significant find since King Tutankhamun's tomb was uncovered in 1922, experts said Wednesday.
Egyptian authorities said Wednesday that a mummy found a century ago has been identified as the remains of pharaoh Queen Hatshepsut, who ruled over Egypt during the 15th century B.C.
Up to 4,000 Palestinians have fled to Egypt after factional fighting killed more than 110 people in Gaza earlier this month, reports quoted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak as saying Wednesday.
A single tooth led archaeologists to identify the long-overlooked mummy of an obese woman as Egypt's most powerful female pharoah _ what could be the most significant find since King Tutankhamun's tomb was uncovered in 1922, experts said Wednesday.
The long-overlooked mummy of an obese woman, who likely suffered from diabetes and liver cancer, has been identified as Queen Hatshepsut, ancient Egypt's most powerful female pharaoh, Egyptian archaeologists said Wednesday.
The fight against bird flu has improved around the world, but the situation remains critical in Egypt and Indonesia where the risk of the H5N1 virus mutating into a major human threat remains high, the UN health agency said Wednesday.
Egypt announced on Tuesday the discovery of the long-lost mummy of Queen Hatshepsut, its most famous female pharaoh, billed as the most important find since the discovery of King Tutankhamun's tomb.
Egypt announced on Tuesday the discovery of the long-lost mummy of Queen Hatshepsut, Egypt's most famous female pharaoh, billed as the most important find since the discovery of King Tutankhamun's tomb.
Egypt is set to unveil what many are calling the top archaeological discovery since the 1922 find of King Tut — that a mummy housed in the Cairo museum is that of Queen Hatshepsut, a woman ruler who called herself a Pharaoh.
Egypt will send its security delegation back to Gaza "when things calm down" and then resume its mediation between Palestinian factions, President Hosni Mubarak said in an interview published on Wednesday.