Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Unusual Mummies Discovered
28.11.2007 18:15
Unusual Mummies Discovered
Al Fayoum oasis

Russian archeologists have made a unique discovery they have found several mummies of the Greco-Roman period, which have no analogues in modern Egyptology, report head of the Egyptology Research Centre of Russian Academy of Sciences.
      
      Well-preserved mummies of this epoch are very rare.
      
      Russian archeological mission performs diggings in several regions of Egypt Memphis, Alexandria and in the south in Luxor suburbs. However, only one place appeared to be a real treasury for Russian scientists Al Fayoum oasis, a poorly studied place, located 100 km away from the capital of the country.
      
      Archeologists have found a tomb with three mummies in sarcophagi, two of them mummy of a man with shining golden mask, and a 140 cm long carton papyrus box with a child, possibly a girl are very interesting to study. Researchers will perform thorough studies of mummies with X-rays and find out their exact age.
      
      Among other interesting findings there are: a child, who was buried with mummified animals, and an old woman with plaited hair.
      
      Source: Science News


Tags:      

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

Rostec to Develop Digital Medicines for Oncology Treatment
17.09.2017
Scientists: Russian Grains Might Be Hit with Dangerous Fungus
31.01.2017
Nanoparticles Accelerating Plant Growth Created in Krasnoyarsk
28.04.2017
Robot Rescuer to be Engineered in Tomsk in 2017
07.01.2017
Over 500 Scientists Received Grants of Presidential Research Projects Program
07.07.2017



comments powered by Disqus




Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Russian Parliament in Action

search on the map
TAGS:
Red Square  Steam Locomotives   Winzavod  Russian Railways  Museums  xenophobia in Russia  The Romanovs  Alisher Usmanov  Gorely Volcano  Ban on US adoptions  Russian fashion  Moscow hotels  Moscow  Russian Cinema  Floating University  Painting  Andrey Zvyagintsev  Pablo Picasso  Archeology  Natalya Osipova  Russian Rock  Leningrad Center  letter   Exhibitions in Moscow  Fashion Futurum  Fairy Map of Russia  Izmailovo Park  US sanctions  anti-smoking law  Russian Winter  human rights in Russia  Moscow parks  Russian business  Tatiana Doronina  Russian Literature  Russian tourism  Football  Petropavlovskaya fortress  LGBT in Russia  Russian history  sanctions  Rubin Kazan  Artiom Dzyuba  Sberbank CIB  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  FC Alania  Interactive Museums  Khabarovsk  Obluchye  Russian cuisine 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites