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Ancient Egyptian mummies paraded through Cairo on way to new museum

The convoy transported 18 kings and four queens, mostly from the New Kingdom, from the Egyptian Museum in central Cairo's Tahrir Square to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat.

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Did a pharaoh's curse cause Suez Canal crisis, other Egyptian disasters?

Many had feared a supernatural cause for many of Egypt's woes, having tied it to plans by Egypt's Tourism and Antiquities Ministry moving of 22 royal mummies to a new permanent exhibit.

A coffin, part of a recent discovery from the Saqqara necropolis, is seen south of Cairo

Egypt unveils 3000-year-old coffins in latest archaeological discovery

"All these discoveries will rewrite the history of Saqqara and the New Kingdom," said Hawass.


Rambam hospital journeys back in time scanning 2,500-year-old mummies

Director Yotam Yakir described the experience of attending the scanning as “unbelievable.”

A 2,500-year old coffin that may contain a mummy lies at the University of Sydney in Australia

Conservators discover paintings in sarcophagus of 3,000-year-old mummy

The paintings depicted the goddess Amentet, also known as Imentet, a minor fertility goddess as well as goddess of the dead.

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Voice of mummified ancient Egyptian priest brought back to life

According to the academics, the priest's "expressed wish" was for his voice to carry on into the afterlife.

Two mummies, of a woman and child, are on display  at al-Dayabat, Sohag, Egypt April 5, 2019

Egypt unveils 2,500-year-old mummy at forgotten cemetery

One contained the well-preserved mummy of a powerful priest, wrapped in linen and decorated with a golden figure depicting Isis, an ancient Egyptian goddess.

Screenshot of video of ancient Egyptian tomb

Archaeologists find 4,300-old Egyptian tomb near Cairo

Researchers believe the nobleman was called Khuwy.

A police officer patrols the Giza Pyramids on his camel on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt

Ancient mummies found in Pyramid of King Amenemhat II

Archaeologists have dated the mummies to the Late Period, and Waziri said three of them were considered to be in good condition.

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