CAIRO, April 3 (UPI) -- As Jews are observing Passover, Egypt's chief archaeologist says there's no scientific evidence God parted the Red Sea to allow them to escape a pharaoh's army. Known to Jews as the exodus from the desert and finding the Promised Land, the parting of the
BOLZANO, Italy, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Researchers from Italy's Bolzano University say they believe Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamun died from an infection caused by a sword cut. The scientists say they found traces of gold leaf bearing animal symbols in the late pharaoh's right kneecap, Italian n
Mummies long have been a staple of Halloween costumes but the ancient practice of mummification of the dead can offer us clues and insights about contemporary ills such as heart disease and cancer, researchers told United Press International.
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