Researchers in Japan have begun a new study into a 300-year-old "mermaid mummy" to determine the exact origins of the gruesome remains.
Archaeologists have found 20 additional mummies near a previously discovered mummified man in Peru.
Researchers studying the fetus found inside a pregnant Egyptian mummy claim the developing baby was "pickled like an egg," but some scientists disagree.
Hidden within a fire-scorched structure near the Nile River in Aswan, Egypt, archaeologists discovered the entrance to a 2,000-year-old family tomb.
Archaeologists have unearthed a mummy lying in a fetal position and bound by rope in Cajamarquilla, Peru.
Some 3,000 years after the burial of ancient Egyptian pharaoh Amenhotep, a team of researchers used CT scans to digitally unwrap his body for the first time.
Reference Ötzi the Iceman, a 5,300-year-old man whose mummified remains were dug out of an Italian glacier in the Alps, has fascinated the public since his discovery in 1991.
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