Tag Archives: Mummification

Mummification Prevalent in Bronze Age Britain: Study

Based on microscopic bone analysis of British skeletons, researchers said Britons too mummified their dead during the Bronze Age and they practised exotic, novel and bizarre funerary rituals, said archaeologists at the University of Sheffield. Dr Tom Booth analysed skeletons at several Bronze Age burial sites across the UK and a collaborative team from the University of Sheffield found that ...

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1 Million Mummies Unearthed from Egyptian Cemetery

A cemetery with over one million mummies has been found in Egypt by a team of archaeologists, who discovered the burial ground. While the site remains to be mystery, Kerry Muhlestein from Brigham Young University, said in a paper which he presented at the Society for the Study of Egyptian Antiquities Scholars Colloquium, in Toronto, “We are fairly certain we ...

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