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The mummy returns

The mummy returns
trefwoorden: VS - Egypte - mummy - 19e eeuw
The mummy of what is believed to be a legendary pharaoh is returning to Egypt from the United States, 150 years after it was looted from its home.
The Michael Carlos Museum at Emory University has been formally turned over the 3,000-year-old mummy to the Egyptian government at Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport.
Museum curators say the small, shrivelled figure is Ramesses I, who ruled Egypt from 1292-1290 BC. But some experts, including Emily Teeter, curator of Egyptian antiquities at the University of Chicago's Oriental Institute, have said they have no hard evidence.

Lees verder bij: Ananova (25 oktober 2003)