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ARTICLE: Unwrapping the ancient Egyptian animal mummy industry

Jane O’Brien looks around the Smithsonian’s collection of mummified animals (Source: BBC News).

“The ancient Egyptian animal mummification industry was so large it put some species in danger of extinction. But as a new exhibit at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History in Washington DC shows, the Egyptians believed they were doing the animals a great honour” via BBC News.

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