Mummified sheep

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Archaeologists Discover Mummified Sheep From Ancient Temple

In bizarre findings, the archaeologists said that more than two thousand sheep heads turned into mummies centuries and centuries ago. Getting into details, the findings also suggested that mummified ram (sheep) heads dating from the Ptolemaic period and a palatial Old Kingdom structure have been uncovered in Ramses II  Not just rams, mummified ewes, dogs, wild goats, cows, gazelles, and mongooses were also found. 

Tue, 28 Mar 2023 - 09:01 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Mummified Sheep, Egyptian, Cows, Bizarre, Archeologists

Egypt Artifacts

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Archaeologists Discover 250 Coffins, Relics Dated To 500 BC: Saqqara, Egypt

Archaeologists discovered treasures of ancient Egyptian antiquities that have been made public for the first time. The artifacts go back at least 2,500 years and were discovered near Cairo's famous necropolis of Saqqara. Statues of gods Anubis, Amun, Min, Osiris, Isis, Nefertum, Bastet, and Hathor, as well as a headless statue of architect Imhotep, are among the relics. Mummies, amulets, and other items were found in 250 coffins. 

Tue, 31 May 2022 - 09:55 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Archeologists , mummies, artifacts, coffins, Egypt

Courtesy: India Today

Mummy with a gold tongue

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2000-Year-Old Mummy Unearthed With Golden Tongue In Egypt

Archaeologists researching at the ancient Egyptian site Taposiris Magna have excavated a 2000-year-old mummy having a tongue made of gold. The excavators believe that the embalmers might have placed the golden tongue for the deceased could speak to Osiris - the Egyptian Lord of the underworld. Reportedly, 15 other burials were also discovered, of which one female mummy had worn a death mask covering her body with a headdress.

Tue, 02 Feb 2021 - 01:12 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: Egypt, Mummy, Golden Tongued Mummy, Archeologists

Courtesy: India .com


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1300-year-old Vishnu Temple Built By Hindu Shahis Unearthed In Pakistan

A 1300-year-old Hindu-temple has been unearthed during an excavation at Pakistan's Barikot Ghundai by a team of Pakistani and Italian archaeologists. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Archaeology Department official Fazle Khaliq stated that the temple was of God Vishnu. Besides, he guessed that the temple would have been built during the Hindu Shahi dynasty. The archaeologists have also found traces of cantonment, water tanks, and watchtowers at the… read-more

Sat, 21 Nov 2020 - 01:10 AM / by Shivam Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

Tags: Pakistan, hindu temple, Vishnu, Archeologists