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Archaeologists have discovered an Egyptian mummy buried with a golden tongue

Archaeologists discovered 16 burial shafts at the Taposiris Magna Temple near Alexandria, Egypt. Those shafts contained 2,000-year-old mummies. One mummy had a gold tongue; some were buried wearing death masks. Embalmers gave mummies golden tongues so the dead could speak to the gods in the afterlife. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
Archaeologists have discovered an Egyptian mummy buried with a golden tongue
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Archaeologists discovered a catacomb filled with mummified lion cubs, crocodiles, and cobras in an ancient Egyptian city of the dead

On Saturday, a team of archaeologists unveiled an unprecedented finding from an ancient city of the dead in Saqqara, Egypt. The researchers uncovered a 2,600-year-old cache of mummified animals, including cats, cobras, crocodiles, and the first-ever lion cubs. While ancient Egyptians were well known for worshipping and mummifying animals, especially […]
Archaeologists discovered a catacomb filled with mummified lion cubs, crocodiles, and cobras in an ancient Egyptian city of the dead