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The Egypt Archives
Egypt's Missing Treasures
See photos of important artifacts now missing from the Egyptian Museum in Cairo.
Treasures Looted in Egypt's Chaos
Archaeologist Zahi Hawass reports on antiquities looted and destroyed during the turmoil in Egypt.
King Tut's Family Secrets
DNA evidence reveals the truth about the boy king's parents and new clues to his untimely death.
Wrapped in linen and reverently laid to rest, animal mummies hold intriguing clues to life and death in ancient Egypt.
At the Tomb of Tutankhamen
See photos from the original 1923
story revealing the discovery of King Tut's tomb.
Threatened Treasures of the Nile
See photos from the 1963
story about the the Aswân High Dam and its impact on Egypt's priceless antiquities.
Valley of the Kings
See photos from the 1998
story about the Valley of the Kings.
Quiz: Race in Ancient Egypt
Click through ten multiple-choice questions to find out how much you know about race and ethnicity in Ancient Egypt.
Report From Egypt
Exclusive: Correspondent Jeffrey Bartholet reports from Saqqara and Cairo on the status of the ancient artifacts.
Photos: Egyptian Artifacts Damaged
Mummies were decapitated and statues were snapped apart by looters at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo as protests continued.
King Tut Revealed
Modern forensics and high-tech imaging offer new insights into his life—and death.
The She-King of Egypt
What motivated Hatshepsut to rule ancient Egypt as a man while her stepson stood in the shadows? Her mummy, and her true story, have come to light.
The Black Pharaohs
An ignored chapter of history tells of a time when kings from deep in Africa conquered ancient Egypt.
The Judas Gospel
An ancient text lost for 1,700 years says Christ's betrayer was his truest disciple.
Valley of the Whales
An Egyptian desert, once an ocean, holds the secret to one of evolution’s most remarkable transformations.
Life Along the Nile
We know more about ancient Egypt than any other culture from that time. Many mysteries remain, however—shine a light on some of them with this quiz.
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Visit the Exhibit
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Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs
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Secrets of King Tut
The mystery of King Tut's young demise is explored in this featured video.
Egypt Travel Guide
Visit our Egypt guide for more fun and facts about the world's original tourist destination.
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