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Ancient Egypt and Nubia
The history and culture of these mysterious ancient kingdoms.
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Tattoos in ancient Egypt and Sudan

Tattoos in ancient Egypt and Sudan | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it
Marie Vandenbeusch, curator, British Museum One of the eight mummies that are the subject of the exhibition Ancient lives, new discoveries, the mummy of a woman from Sudan, was discovered relativel...
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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 | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | 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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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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Aladin Fazel's curator insight, March 28, 2014 3:33 PM

always the same symbol??!!!!