Modern archaeologists get robots instead of bullwhips.
Mummies provide a window into the traditions and rituals practiced by ancient cultures. Modern analyses on their bones, teeth, hair and preserved soft tissues can also provide information on the health conditions these ancient people experienced, as well as what type of food they ate. Here's the latest news on mummies and what analyses have revealed about their lives.
Evidence of irrigation-associated diseases could mean that ancient Nubians were using their environment in ways that impacted their health.
Iceman may have accidentally drank water containing one of the mosses and used another to wrap food.
The possibility of twins for Tut also underscores the fact that conceiving twins is a common human story.