This website use cookies and similar technologies to improve the site and to provide customised content and advertising. By using this site, you agree to this use. To learn more, including how to change your cookie settings, please view our Cookie Policy
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
EU
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
   You are currently viewing the European Union version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Digital Subscriptions > History Revealed > January 2019 > History in the News

History in the News

WELL-PRESERVED MUMMY UNVEILED FOR AN AUDIENCE

A sealed sarcophagus was opened in front of the media

The moment of truth, revealing an intact, 3,000year-old mummy

Amummified woman whose remains date back 3,000 years has been unveiled at the opening of a sarcophagus in the Egyptian city of Luxor.

The sarcophagus was one of two discovered last year during a French-led project at the El-Assasef necropolis, a burial site for important nobles close to the Valley of the Kings. The first had already been examined by officials, but the unveiling of the second marked the first time that a previously unopened sarcophagus had been opened in front of international media.

READ MORE
Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of History Revealed - January 2019
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
Single Issue - January 2019
€5.49
Or 549 points
Monthly Digital Subscription
Only € 3.22 per issue
SAVE
68%
€3.49
Or 349 points
Annual Digital Subscription
Only € 3.08 per issue
SAVE
44%
€39.99
Or 3999 points
6 Month Digital Subscription
Only € 3.08 per issue
SAVE
39%
€19.99
Or 1999 points

View Issues

About History Revealed

Today, Che Guevara is best known as one of the 20th century's iconic images. But the events of the Cuban Revolution, in which he was a key figure 60 years ago, would have wide-reaching consequences - including almost bringing about a third world war. What made it such a global affair, with superpowers going eyeball to eyeball? Plus: Cousins Elizabeth I of England and Mary, Queen of Scots have an almighty falling out (leading to one losing her head), outlandish medical cures, Roman Emperor Constantine, the great Thames Frost Fairs of the Victorian era, and more.