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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013.
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Researchers: King Tut may have been killed in chariot crash

Researchers: King Tut may have been killed in chariot crash

LONDON, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- British researchers say King Tutankhamun, possibly the most famous of the pharaohs of ancient Egypt, died in a chariot crash.
Ancient Egyptian elite interred as one mummy but in multiple coffins

Ancient Egyptian elite interred as one mummy but in multiple coffins

OSLO, Norway, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Elite individuals in ancient Egypt were often entombed in multiple coffins, with as many as eight of them nested like Russian dolls, researchers say.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Nov. 26, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Feb. 13, 2012.
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Jockstrip: The world as we know it.

Crowd turns out for downtown cattle drive ... Retrial ordered after judge falls asleep ... Man builds Egyptian coffin ... Soldier sets up ruse to propose ... The world as we know it from UPI.

Man builds Egyptian coffin

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 5 (UPI) -- An 89-year-old Florida man said he has spent the past 25 years and about $10,000 building an Egyptian-themed coffin.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011.
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King Tut's burial a rush job?

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 8 (UPI) -- Microbial growth in King Tutankhamen's tomb shows his burial was a rush job done before the paint on the tomb's wall was even dry, a U.S. researcher suggests.
Some missing artifacts found in Cairo

Some missing artifacts found in Cairo

CAIRO, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Some of the ancient artifacts stolen from the Egyptian Museum during Cairo's recent turmoil have been found, Egypt's antiquities chief said Monday.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Nov. 4, 2007.
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UPI almanac for Saturday, Nov. 4, 2006.
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Corporate sarcophagus irks Egyptian

CHICAGO, May 25 (UPI) -- A major U.S. sponsor of a traveling exhibit of Egyptian King Tutankhamen artifacts has been criticized for keeping a sarcophagus in its headquarters.

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Today is Friday, Nov. 4, the 308th day of 2005 with 57 to follow.
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King Tut died of natural causes

CAIRO, March 8 (UPI) -- The Egyptian Cultural Ministry said Tuesday X-rays of the mummy of the legendary King Tutankhamen showed he was not the vicitm of homicide.

King Tut treasures to tour U.S.

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- The treasures of the legendary Egyptian boy king, Tutankhamen, will tour the United States next year for the first time since 1979.

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Today is Thursday, Nov. 4, the 309th day of 2004 with 57 to follow.
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Today is Tuesday, Nov. 4, the 308th day of 2003 with 57 to follow.
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Today is Monday, Nov. 4, the 308th day of 2002 with 57 to follow.
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A Blast from the Past

This is the anniversary of the seizure of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran. On this date in 1979, Iranian militants overran the embassy compound, taking some 90 people hostage -- 63 of them Americans. They vowed to hold the hostages until the former Shah, who w
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A Blast from the Past

The weekly UPI Blast from the Past package for Nov. 4-10.
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Gizmorama: Life in the Tech Age

Gold is a metal of many shapes and images. From the golden sarcophagus of King Tutankhamen to actress Shirley Eaton's unforgettable gilded corpse in the movie "Goldfinger," it pervades our culture and much of human history.
WES STEWART, United Press International

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Today is Sunday, Nov. 4, the 308th day of 2001 with 57 to follow.
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