Tutankhamun

Why Was Tutankhamun Mummified With An Erect Penis?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Egypt's King Tutankhamun might have been embalmed in an unusual way – with his penis apparently mummified at a 90-degree angle, according to a new s...

90 Years Since Discovery Of Tutankhamun

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.02.2013 | UK

Saturday marks the 90th year since the discovery of Tutankhamun - a dig that sparked an enduring public fascination with the ancient boy king. The ...

Why We'll Always Want Mummy (How King Tut Invented the Slasher Film)

Endeavour Press | Posted 03.02.2013 | UK Entertainment
Endeavour Press

Ninety years ago this month, the tomb of Tutankhamun was discovered in the Valley of the Kings. Instantly, Tutmania swept around the world. A decade later, the dead pharaoh arrived in Hollywood and changed the shape of the horror film for ever.

Mobsters, Museums and the Twin Towers: Tutankhamun and the Illicit Antiquities Trade

Brendan Pittaway | Posted 22.01.2013 | Home
Brendan Pittaway

Dr Zahi Hawass, an egyptologist who styles himself as his country's 'Indiana Jones', has pressed foreign governments, museums and collectors to hand back even those treasures taken and maintained with the best of intentions. The British Museum has long resisted his attempts to return the Rosetta Stone.

Howard Carter's 138th Birthday Celebrated With Google Doodle

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 08.07.2012 | UK Tech

Howard Carter's birthday has been celebrated with a special Google Doodle on Google's homepage. Carter, who famously unearthed Tutankhamun's tomb,...

What Lies Beneath: Why Underwear Is the Underdog in a Man's Wardrobe

Carin King | Posted 26.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Carin King

They have helped make stars and history, formed political fashions and pharaohs' essentials for the afterlife and are counted as one indicator of economic boom and bust. They also stay closer to men for longer than their wives or girlfriends ever will. So, why is it that men apparently give so little consideration to their underpants?