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Mummy found inside sarcophagus in Luxor tombs that also contained statues and figurines Archaeologists remove the cover of an ancient Egyptian sarcophagus in Luxor dating back more than 3,000 years. Photograph: Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Reuters A well-preserved mummy of a … Continue reading
Researchers long thought the prehistoric mummies of Egypt were created by accident. But mounting evidence suggests people had a hand in preserving these ancient dead. Photograph courtesy Museo Egizio Science & Innovation PUBLISHED August 15, 2018 The mummy lays delicately … Continue reading
Dogs, monkeys, cats: 2,000-year-old pet cemetery uncovered in Egypt By Tracy Watson – Special for USA Today Dec. 2, 2016 In Egypt’s ancient town of Berenike, archeologists discovered a nearly 2000-year-old pet cemetery with dogs, cats and monkeys. Elizabeth Keatinge … Continue reading
Ancient Egyptian mummy discovered ‘in very good condition’ Spanish archaeologists find remains in tomb said to date from between 1075BC and 664BC near Luxor in southern Egypt Sarcophagus containing the mummy that has been found near Luxor. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images … Continue reading
The mummy of Ramses I has been a guest in Canada and the United States for more than 140 years. But during his stay he was not awarded due respect, because there was nobody around who was interested to know the identity of the brittle corpse … Continue reading
It is well known and well documented that the Ancient Egyptians mummified their pharaohs in preparation for the afterlife. The process, including 40 days of soaking the body in natron, could take up to 70 days before it was ready to be wrapped … Continue reading
My visit to the British Museum last week was an eye-opening experience. Ancient Mummies have fascinated the world for a long time and to learn who they were and how they lived it was necessary to unwrap them. Now with … Continue reading
I AM VERY HAPPY TO TELL YOU THAT I AM ON MY WAY TO LONDON TO SEE THE EXHIBITION AT THE BRITISH MUSEUM SHOWING HOW MUMMIES CAN NOW BE X-RAYED, AVOIDING UNWRAPPING THEM AND DISTURBING WHAT HAS BEEN PUT IN PLACE … Continue reading
EGYPT HAD A FEMALE PHARAOH 3000 YEARS AGO AND THE US IS STILL WAITING FOR A FEMALE COMMANDER IN CHIEF!
Standing in front of the Mummy wrapped in a beige linen cloth exposing only feet, arms, and the head, it was hard for me to think of this small, shrunken person as one of Egypt’s greatest pharaohs, Queen Hatshepsut. Her last resting place is in … Continue reading
Nevine El-Aref, Monday 28 Apr 2014 Swiss archaeological mission finds cache of 18th dynasty royal mummies on Luxor’s West Bank A cache of royal mummies has been unearthed inside a rock-hewn tomb in the Valley of the Kings on Luxor’s … Continue reading