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Mummy Facts (INFOGRAPHIC)

Mummy Facts (INFOGRAPHIC) | Archeology on the Net | Scoop.it
Unravel the mysteries of ancient Egypt with these revealing mummy facts.

 

70 Days were required to prepare an ancient Egyptian mummy

63 Tombs have been discovered in Egypt's Valley of the Kings

7 Shrouds were placed over each mummy

6 Chariots were entombed with King Tut

4 Organs were removed from the body during mummification (the lungs, liver, stomach and intestines)

3 People were involved in the mummification process (an embalmer, a cutter and a scribe)

1 Mummy has been issued his own passport (Ramses II for a trip to France)

0 Cavities were found in King Tut's teeth


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Virtual Autopsy of Mummy Reveals Clues About 5500-Year-Old Murder Mystery - Medical Daily

Virtual Autopsy of Mummy Reveals Clues About 5500-Year-Old Murder Mystery - Medical Daily | Archeology on the Net | Scoop.it
Medical DailyVirtual Autopsy of Mummy Reveals Clues About 5500-Year-Old Murder MysteryMedical DailyThe ancient Egyptian mummy officially named the Gebelein Man, nicknamed Ginger by the countless visitors who have seen him over the past century...

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Gabriel Rodriguez's curator insight, January 17, 6:30 PM

I think it's cool how we can analyze a mummy and be able to know he was murdered.  This happened thousands of years ago yet we have such insight into what happened in that time period.  I'm sure "Ginger" can rest a little better knowing he has his life story cotinuing today.

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Animal Mummies Discovered at Ancient Egyptian Site : Discovery News

Animal Mummies Discovered at Ancient Egyptian Site : Discovery News | Archeology on the Net | Scoop.it
An ancient holy place in Egypt once known as the "Terrace of the Great God" reveals a wealth of new discoveries, from animal mummies and human remains to a...

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