1. Idontknowwhatimdoing

    Ancient Egyptian mummy 1879bc Autosomal model

    Look at the autosomal admixture models of modern Egyptians compared to Nakht-ankh an ancient Egyptian mummy from 1879 BC, Middle Kingdom central Egypt. The Tomb of Two Brothers is an ancient sepulchre in Deir Rifeh, Egypt. It contains the chamber tomb of the ancient Egyptian high status...
  2. Jovialis

    Ancient Egyptian Facial Reconstructions

    3 Egyptian mummy faces revealed in stunning reconstruction ( These were the same three from this study: Ancient Egyptian mummy genomes suggest an increase of Sub-Saharan African ancestry in post-Roman periods | Nature Communications
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    Dodecad Ancient Egyptian DNA (Dodecad Globe 13)

    Ancient_Egyptian:JK2134,0,0,0.37,0.49,41.21,0,34.85,0.09,0,16.83,0,0,6.17 Ancient_Egyptian:JK2888,0,0.4,0,0,41.33,0,31.53,0,0,18.78,0.04,0,7.92 Ancient_Egyptian:JK2911,0.48,0,0.36,0,41.63,1.11,28.51,0,0.49,20.67,0,0,6.76 These are the three samples from the study: Ancient Egyptian mummy...
  4. Jovialis

    Insitome Podcast: Ancient Egyptian Genetics

    Just starting it now: They also link this paper from 2017: Ancient Egyptian mummy genomes suggest an increase of Sub-Saharan African ancestry in post-Roman periods Discussed here...
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    Prehistoric mummy reveals Egyptian embalming 'recipe' was around for millennia

    It is the first time that extensive tests have been carried out on an intact prehistoric mummy, consolidating the researchers' previous findings that embalming was taking place 1,500 years earlier than previously accepted.Dating from c.3700-3500 BC, the mummy has been housed in the Egyptian...
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    Archaeologists find remains of Greco-Roman temple in Egypt

    Archaeologists have unearthed the remains of a temple in Egypt's western desert dating back to the Greco-Roman period, the Antiquities Ministry said Wednesday. It said the uncovered part includes stone walls and the temple's main entrance, which leads to a courtyard and entrances to other...
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    Sarcophagus thought to be empty contains highly important mummy

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian academics could help unlock mysteries around ancient Egypt after discovering that a 2,500-year old coffin might contain the remains of a prestigious mummy. The University of Sydney acquired the coffin 150 years ago and a series of academics incorrectly classified...
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    Parts of Ramses II statue found in southern Egypt

    Egypt says archaeologists have discovered parts of a statue of one of its most famous pharaohs in the southern city of Aswan. The Antiquities Ministry said Tuesday the head and chest of the statue of Ramses II were found in the Temple of Kom Ombo during a project to protect the site from...
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    Archaeologists find ancient necropolis in Egypt

    Egypt's Antiquities Ministry announced on Saturday the discovery of an ancient necropolis near the Nile Valley city of Minya, south of Cairo, the latest discovery in an area known to house ancient catacombs from the Pharaonic Late Period and the Ptolemaic dynasty. The large cemetery is located...
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    Secret to Great Pyramid's Near Perfect Alignment Possibly Found

    Though slightly lopsided, the towering, Great Pyramid of Giza is an ancient feat of engineering, and now an archaeologist has figured out how the Egyptians may have aligned the monument almost perfectly along the cardinal points, north-south-east-west — they may have used the fall equinox. The...
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    4,400 Year Old Tomb of Priestess Hetpet Discovered

    Archaeologists in Egypt have unveiled the newly discovered tomb of an ancient priestess that dates back 4,400 years. The tomb found near Cairo is adorned with well-preserved and rare wall paintings depicting the priestess, Hetpet, in a variety of scenes. Hetpet was a priestess to the goddess...
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    Possible Cartouche of Ptolemy IV discovered in Necropolis near Cairo

    Three rock-hewn burial shafts filled with coffins and faience pots have been uncovered in Egypt's Abusir necropolis near Cairo.The discovery was made after authorities received reports of illegal excavations in the area. Mostafa Waziri, secretary-general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities...
  13. Jovialis

    Tomb of King Tut's Wife, Ankhesenamun Could be Found Soon

    King Tut became a household name because the teenage pharaoh’s tomb escaped the notice of looters for millennia until Egyptologist Howard Carter popped it open in 1922, revealing incredible treasures, including his golden funerary mask—imagery that has become synonymous with ancient Egypt. Now...
  14. Jovialis

    Scan technique reveals secret writing in mummy cases

    It's a shame that they would have to partially destroy the mummies to get to the texts. Thankfully, this new method came along. I wonder what else they will uncover when scanning others.
  15. Jovialis

    Egypt Reopens Ancient Library Holding Thousands of Centuries-Old Manuscripts (ST. CATHERINE’S, Egypt) — Egypt reopened on Saturday an ancient library which holds thousands of centuries-old religious and historical manuscripts at the famed St. Catherine Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage site, in South Sinai...
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    Archaeologists discover 2 ancient tombs in Egypt's Luxor Egypt on Saturday announced the discovery of two small ancient tombs in the southern city Luxor dating back some 3,500 years and hoped it will help the country's efforts to revive its...
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    First-of-its-kind mummy study reveals clues to girl's story

    Pretty interesting, I didn't even know these types of mummies existed.
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    U3 (mtDNA) = Ancient Egyptian?

    Hello! Could it be that U3 arose in prehistoric Egypt? U3 is still frequent along the Nile River in Egypt.
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    U3 = Ancient Egytian?

    moved to paleogenetics
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    E-V22: Neolithic Saharian settlers along the Nile!?

    E-V22: Neolithic Saharian settlers along the Nile!? - In the haplogroup tree haplogroup E-M78, originated about 14.000 years ago (y-full), is the forefather of E-V22. In 2007 Prof. Cruciani stated that the origins of E-M78 was the Egyptian/Libyan area. Recently this is confirmed by prof...