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3000-year-old Egyptian mummies found in Ukraine

Mon, May. 22, 2017
CAIRO - 22 May2017: Two ancient Egyptian mummies, beside decorated sarcophagi, were discovered in Kiev’s Pechersk Lavra, British Newspaper Express reported on Friday.

The antiquities which date back to the 11th century BC stayed for years in the archive of the museum and were found out accidentally by archaeologists during an audit.

One of the mummies is of a woman called Menat, a singer in the temple of the Ancient Egyptian God Amon. The other is a male mummy, but his identity is still unknown.

Along with the human mummies, the discovery includes a mummified 161 cm crocodile as well as several canopies and funerary vessels that were used to store internal organs, believed to be from the Temple of Horus and Sobek at Kom Ombo, in Upper Egypt .
 
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