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This Is the First Known Pregnant Mummy

A radiological examination of a 2,000-year-old mummy presumed to be a male priest shows it’s actually the preserved remains of a woman—and a pregnant one at that.Read more...
Tags: Death, Science, Egyptology, Mummy, The Mummy, Ancient Egyptian Funerary Practices, Mummy Forgeries, Legendary Creatures, Wojciech Ejsmond

Golden-Tongued Mummies Found in Egyptian Tomb

Archaeologists investigating burial shafts near Alexandria, Egypt have discovered over a dozen interred individuals, two of whom still feature golden tongues that were carefully placed inside their mouths.Read more...
Tags: Science, Egyptology, Cleopatra, Alexandria, Humanities, Mummy, Alexandria Egypt, Human Interest, Taposiris Magna, Kathleen Martinez, Ancient Egyptian Funerary Practices, Cartonnage, Art Of Ancient Egypt, Ancient Egyptian Conception Of The Soul, 1st Millennium Bc

Analysis of Ancient Egyptian Mummy Reveals Unusual Mud Ritual

The discovery of a hardened mud carapace wrapped around a 3,200-year-old mummy has brought a previously unknown ancient Egyptian burial practice to light.Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Egyptology, Mummy, Ancient Egypt, Creative Works, Ancient Egyptian Funerary Practices, Karin Sowada, Animal Mummy