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Mummy Foetus

Here’s a strange tale from the latest Current Archaeology A miniature coffin housed by the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, has been found to contain the youngest example of a human foetus embalmed and buried in ancient Egyptian culture. The cedar coffin, thought to date from c664 – 525 BC, was excavated in Giza in 1907 and … Continue reading