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Archaeologists find 4,000 year-old tomb of prominent doctor to pharaohs southwest of Cairo

Archaeologists have unearthed a 4,000 year old tomb outside the Egyptian capital containing what they believe are the remains of a prominent doctor to the pharaohs, officials said on Tuesday. The tomb, part of a 21 metre (70 foot) by 14 metre (46 foot) plot, with four-metre (13 feet) high…

Archaeologists uncover new fox species in South Africa

Archaeologists digging outside Johannesburg have unearthed a fossilised species of previously unknown fox, which they hope will help flesh out the evolutionary journey of modern canines. The new species — named Vulpes Skinneri after South African ecologist John Skinner — is thought to have lived about two million years ago.…

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