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NEWS: Foetal mummy recreated for Tutankhamun anniversary

“The Tutankhamun Exhibition has created a replica of the mummy of one of the Egyptian pharoah’s two still-born baby daughters to mark the 90th anniversary of his tomb’s discovery in 1922 – a first public viewing of the tiny mummy.

“Can you see anything? Yes, wonderful things.”

With these words Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon entered the tomb of Tutankhamun for the first time on 26th November 1922.

To commemorate the discovery of what is probably the best known treasure of the ancient world, the Tutankhamun Exhibition, currently showing in Dorchester, is unveiling a specially commissioned replica of the ritually mummified premature foetus of one of Tutankhamun’s daughters, together with its miniature gilt coffin” – via M&H News.

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