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The Twin Tragedy of Tutankhamun: discovered two miniature human-shaped coffins made of gilded wood lying next to each other. ; In it were the fetuses of two stillborn girls.

01/04/2024 By

Tossed away callously in a dark corner of the lavish Treasury in the subterranean tomb of Tutankhamun was possibly the most poignant remnant of the boy king’s short life.

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How the Easter Island Statues Received Their Hats: Final Report

26/03/2024 By

How do you put a 13-ton hat on a giant statue? That’s what a team of researchers is trying to figure out with their study of Easter Island statues and the red hats that sit atop some of them. “Lots of people have come up with ideas, but we are the first to come up with an idea that uses archaeological evidence,” said Sean W. Hixon, graduate student in anthropology, Penn State.