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Tango0109 Aug 2023 8:54 p.m. PST

… History


"Egyptian-German archaeologists found an entire workshop used for the mummification process at the Saqqara site. The workshop, dated to 664 404 BCE., includes embalming tools such as calcite canopic jars for embalming oils, blue faience statutes. One of the most noteworthy finds at the site was a silver gilded mummy mask inlaid with onyx and sparking with semi-precious stones that adorned one of the mummies found in an adjacent burial chamber. The 2016 excavation gives new insights into the mummification process, the tools, oils, and artistic elements that go in to preparing a person for their journey into the afterlife…"

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Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP10 Aug 2023 3:37 p.m. PST

Interesting, although I was familiar with several of them from the archaeology shows my wife loves on TV.

Tango0110 Aug 2023 3:57 p.m. PST

(smile)


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