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Mummy with golden tongue unearthed in Egypt

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Mummy with a golden tongue found in Egypt, excavations in the Necropolis of Quesna, golden flakes in the shape of a human tongue, why the mummy had a golden tongue, talking to Osiris, ruler of the underworld for

Mummy with a golden tongue found in Egypt, excavations in the Necropolis of Quesna, golden flakes in the shape of a human tongue, why the mummy had a golden tongue, talking to Osiris, ruler of the underworld for

A year ago, an international archaeological organization investigating the site of the Temple of Taposiris Magna west of Alexandria came across a 2,000-year-old mummy.

A treasure trove mummy A golden-tongued wolf was discovered during excavations at the Quesna cemetery in Monfiya province.

An archaeological mission of the Supreme Antiquities Council (SCA), the body of the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities, has been excavating near the necropolis for the past few months, but has taken this opportunity to shift their attention to something new. Did. Part of an ancient cemetery.

The team couldn’t boast of being in particularly good condition when they unearthed numerous tombs and architectural ensembles, including a golden flake in the shape of a human tongue in its mouth. I found some mummies that were SCA, announced.

Researchers believe that the real tongue was removed during the embalming process and replaced with a gold amulet so that it could speak with Osiris, the “ruler of the underworld” in the afterlife. One of Egypt’s principal deities, whose mention dates back to the so-called “Age of the Pyramid Builders”, a funerary text from 2700-2200 BC when the practice of mummification is believed to have first begun . .

Among other discoveries made by the SCA’s archaeological mission were several humanoid sarcophagi, an extensive granite sarcophagus that belonged to a high-ranking priest, a cemetery for the burial of sacred birds, and clay pots. , a sheet of gold shaped like a scarab, a lotus flower, a funerary amulet from the Late Ancient Egyptian, Ptolemaic and Roman periods.

What makes the new finds particularly fascinating to Egyptologists is that they offer a glimpse into how tomb architecture and burial methods have changed and evolved over time.

The current discovery of a golden-tongued mummy isn’t the first, a similar discovery was made in early 2021 during excavations at the Temple of Taposiris Magna in the southwestern suburbs of Alexandria.



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