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Egyptian Mummies—to Unwrap or Not to Unwrap? - The Epoch Times

Egyptian Mummies—to Unwrap or Not to Unwrap? - The Epoch Times | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
Napoleon’s conquest of Egypt at the end of the 18th century sparked a European interest in ancient Egypt. This ‘Egyptomania’ has gripped Europe ever since,

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That's the question! 

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Demons, mummies and ancient curses: should the British Museum be afraid?

Demons, mummies and ancient curses: should the British Museum be afraid? | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
The British museum already teems with spooky objects. Could an ancient Assyrian artwork prove one curse too many, asks Jonathan Jones

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the Ghosts will never die//!!

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Shonda Brock's curator insight, March 28, 2014 10:05 AM

Would you work the night shift in the British Museum?

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King Tut's Mummified Erect Penis May Point to Ancient Religious Struggle

King Tut's Mummified Erect Penis May Point to Ancient Religious Struggle | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
Possibly the first-known mummified erect penis, and other burial anomalies, were not accidents during embalming, but rather deliberate attempts to make the king appear as Osiris, the god of the underworld, in as literal a way as possible.

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it's by either Got or creatures of all kind; the same!!

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Deanna Dahlsad's curator insight, January 4, 2014 7:55 PM

For some reason, I just thought of Freud... *wink*

Deanna Dahlsad's curator insight, January 4, 2014 7:56 PM

For some reason, I just thought of Freud... *wink*

Shonda Brock's curator insight, January 5, 2014 2:00 PM

VPP--Very Important Penis

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5,300-Year-Old Mummy Has 19 Living Relatives In Austria

5,300-Year-Old Mummy Has 19 Living Relatives In Austria | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
New DNA tests performed on a 5,300-year-old mummy reveal that Ötzi the iceman has 19 living male descendents in Austria.

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interesting!!

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ARCE-NOLA's curator insight, October 15, 2013 11:06 AM

It's not Egypt, but interesting for mummy studies.

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X-rays reveal the intricate layers of Egyptian mummies - CNET

X-rays reveal the intricate layers of Egyptian mummies - CNET | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
Mummies on display at the British Museum have been painstakingly X-rayed in high definition to reveal the layers beneath the sarcophagus.

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1,300-year-old Egyptian mummy had tattoo of Archangel Michael

1,300-year-old Egyptian mummy had tattoo of Archangel Michael | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
Imaging technology shows tattoo with name of the Archangel Michael on remains of young Egyptian woman from 700 A.D.

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always the same symbol??!!!!

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Shonda Brock's curator insight, March 27, 2014 10:07 AM

A mummy of an Egyptian woman dating back to 700 A.D. has been stripped to reveal a tattoo on her thigh that displays the name of the biblical archangel Michael.

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How Ancient Embalmers Pulled The Brains And Guts Out Of Mummies

How Ancient Embalmers Pulled The Brains And Guts Out Of Mummies | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
We’ve unearthed mummy upon mummy from Egypt, the oldest dating back to 3500BC, but one thing has remained a bit of a mystery: what does the mumm...

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Mummies set on fire as looters raid Egyptian museum - video - Channel 4 News

Mummies set on fire as looters raid Egyptian museum - video - Channel 4 News | Aladin-Fazel | Scoop.it
Ancient Egyptian artefacts including jewellery, pottery, coins, sculptures were stolen and two mummies set on fire during unrest across the country, says an archaeologist.

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another bad news... :(

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