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# mummies

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# historic find
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.
# minya
Researchers discover 40 mummies at ancient Egyptian burial site
The mummies included adults, children and animals.
# dracula
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.
# Luxor
Mummies and 1,000 statues found in search of 3,500-year-old tomb
“This is an important discovery.”
# Exclusive Club
Smoked mummies, revolutionaries and dictators among most famous preserved corpses
Some remain popular attractions for tourists.
# mummies
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.