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Curse of King Tut's Tomb Turns 90

Happy birthday, curse of Tutankhamun. The rumor that some mysterious force set out to kill the team who opened the tomb of the boy pharaoh turns 90 today (April 5). Full story

Replica of King Tut's tomb created in Egypt

   Artists are using high-tech equipment to produce an exact replica of King Tut's tomb to use for tourism so the original site can be preserved. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

Lost pyramids spotted by space scientists

Seventeen lost pyramids are believed to have been found in Egypt by a team of space archaeologists from Alabama, according to a report. Full story

Egypt opens 7 new ancient tombs to tourists

Egypt's antiquities ministry opened seven new tombs to tourism Monday, including the final resting place of King Tut's head bean counter and a tomb built for a general who would become king. Full story

What's that on the face of King Tut's grandma?

King Tut's grandmother, the powerful and beautiful Queen Tiye, might have had an unattractive flat wart on her forehead, according to a mummy expert. Full story

King Tut’s treasures defiled in Egypt

   Amid political clashes, looters tore through 14 cases of priceless artifacts at the Egyptian Museum In Cairo, damaging some of the world’s most historic relics. NBC’s Kate Snow reports.

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  King Tut revealed

Take a virtual tour of King Tutankhamun’s tomb and see the newly revealed face and feet of his mummy.

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Manadatory Credit: Photo by Duncan Bryceland / Rex Features Ex-Bauhaus singer Peter MurphyPeter Murphy in concert, King Tuts, Glasgow, Scotland, Britain - 14 Oct 2011

The mummy of Tutankhamen lies in the tomb of the king at the Valley of the Kings in Luxor
The mummy of Tutankhamen lies in the tomb of the king at the Valley of the Kings in Luxor

The mummy of Tutankhamen lies in the tomb of the king at the Valley of the Kings in Luxor November 22, 2012. The city celebrates in November the 90th anniversary of the discovery of Tutankhamen's tomb. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih (EGYPT - Tags: SOCIETY)

Wall painting conservationists from the Getty Conservation Institute look at material during a tour to assess the conservation of the Tomb of Tutankhamen as they stand near the gold mummy covering the body of Tutankhamen in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor
Wall painting conservationists from the Getty Conservation Institute look at material during a tour to assess the conservation of the Tomb of Tutankhamen as they stand near the gold mummy covering the body of Tutankhamen in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor

Wall painting conservationists from the Getty Conservation Institute look at material during a tour to assess the conservation of the Tomb of Tutankhamen as they stand near the gold mummy covering the body of Tutankhamen in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor November 22, 2012. The city celebrates in N

Agnew, a specialist from the Getty Conservation Institute, looks at material during a tour to assess the conservation of the Tomb of Tutankhamen as he stands near the gold mummy covering the body of Tutankhamen in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor
Agnew, a specialist from the Getty Conservation Institute, looks at material during a tour to assess the conservation of the Tomb of Tutankhamen as he stands near the gold mummy covering the body of Tutankhamen in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor

Neville H. Agnew , principal project specialist from the Getty Conservation Institute, looks at material during a tour to assess the conservation of the Tomb of Tutankhamen as he stands near the gold mummy covering the body of Tutankhamen in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor November 22, 2012. The ci

A conservationist from the Getty Conservation Institute works on a wall painting in the Tomb of Tutankhamen near the gold mummy covering the body of Tutankhamen in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor
A conservationist from the Getty Conservation Institute works on a wall painting in the Tomb of Tutankhamen near the gold mummy covering the body of Tutankhamen in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor

A conservationist from the Getty Conservation Institute works on a wall painting in the Tomb of Tutankhamen near the gold mummy covering the body of Tutankhamen in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor November 22, 2012. The city celebrates in November the 90th anniversary of the discovery of Tutankhamen