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# mummies - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Egypt unveils ancient coffins and mummies found in huge necropolis

Colourful, sealed sarcophagi and statues were displayed in a makeshift exhibit at the foot of the famed Step Pyramid of Djoser at Saqqara.

# mummies - Saturday 2 February, 2019

Researchers discover 40 mummies at ancient Egyptian burial site

The mummies included adults, children and animals.

# mummies - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

From mummified bodies to a civil service desk job, this was Bram Stoker's Dublin

We explored the connections the author of Dracula has to Ireland’s capital.

# mummies - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Mummies and 1,000 statues found in search of 3,500-year-old tomb

“This is an important discovery.”

# mummies - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Smoked mummies, revolutionaries and dictators among most famous preserved corpses

Some remain popular attractions for tourists.

# mummies - Monday 11 March, 2013

Study of mummies reveals heart disease may have been common in ancient world

The study of 137 showed a high prevalence of a disease that was thought to be cause by modern factors like smoking, obesity and lack of exercise.