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Best Mummies? Archeologists exploring a 2,500 year old Egyptian tomb in 2005 found three intricate coffins, with one containing an amazingly well-preserved mummy. One of the archeologists called it perhaps "one of the best mummies ever preserved." Plus

Tomb Raider: ~ Archaeologists exploring a year old Egyptian tomb in 2005 found three intricate coffins, with one containing an amazingly well-preserved mummy. One of the archaeologists called it perhaps "one of the best mummies ever preserved.

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Texas debut for this landmark exhibition, with more than 100 objects from the tomb of King Tut and other legendary ancient sites Houston, TX. — The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) will host Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs, .

Elvis felt a rare obligation to his fans…More than once, an acquaintance of Elvis’ would visit him at Graceland and say, “Elvis, are you aware there are people sleeping on your lawn?” “Yes, sir. I am very aware of it.”

Elvis felt a rare obligation to his fans…More than once, an acquaintance of Elvis’ would visit him at Graceland and say, “Elvis, are you aware there are people sleeping on your lawn?” “Yes, sir. I am very aware of it.” Elvis would answer.

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One of Tutankhamun’s canopic coffinettes, exquisite miniature replicas of King Tut’s sarcophogus. Four of them were discovered in his tomb, each holding vital organs.

Photo of a wooden chest containing two statues of King Tutankhamun (14th century B.C.),excavated from King Tutankhamun's tomb on Howard Carter's expedition in November 1922.

View of a wooden chest containing two statues of King Tutankhamun century B.), excavated from King Tut's tomb on Howard Carter's expedition in November Photo: RDA, Getty Images / Getty 2013

"Chamber of Djed" from the tomb of Seti I (longest tomb in the Valley of kings near luxor)

"Chamber of Djed" (a symbol of Osiris) Seti I tomb, It was discovered in October of 1817 by the Italian explorer, Giovanni Belzoni. It is the longest (more than 120 meters), the deepest and the most elaborately decorated tomb in the Valley of the Kings.