Egypt unveils animal mummies of lion cubs, crocodiles, birds

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Egypt unveils animal mummies of lion cubs, crocodiles, birds

An extensive collection of 75 wooden and bronze statues of cats of different shapes and sizes are displayed in Saqqara, south Giza, Egypt. Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019. Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities revealed details on recently discovered animal mummies, saying they include two lion cubs as well as several crocodiles, birds and cats. The new discovery was displayed at a makeshift exhibition at the famed Step Pyramid of Djoser in Saqqara, south of Cairo, near the mummies and other artifacts were found in a vast necropolis.
Seventy-three bronze statuettes depicting god Osiris are displayed in Saqqara, south Giza, Egypt. Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019.
Dr. Waziri shows ambassadors an image of CT-scan in Saqqara, south Giza, Egypt. Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019. The CT-scan revealed that the mummies for 95% belong to lion cubs according to the size and shape of the bones of the mummies. Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities revealed details on recently discovered animal mummies, saying they include two lion cubs as well as several crocodiles, birds and cats.
Carved statues of goddess Neith wearing the crown of Lower Egypt is displayed in Saqqara, south Giza, Egypt. Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019. Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities revealed details on recently discovered animal mummies, saying they include two lion cubs as well as several crocodiles, birds and cats. The new discovery was displayed at a makeshift exhibition at the famed Step Pyramid of Djoser in Saqqara, south of Cairo, near the mummies and other artifacts were found in a vast necropolis.

Egypt unveils animal mummies of lion cubs, crocodiles, birds

An extensive collection of 75 wooden and bronze statues of cats of different shapes and sizes are displayed in Saqqara, south Giza, Egypt. Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019. Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities revealed details on recently discovered animal mummies, saying they include two lion cubs as well as several crocodiles, birds and cats. The new discovery was displayed at a makeshift exhibition at the famed Step Pyramid of Djoser in Saqqara, south of Cairo, near the mummies and other artifacts were found in a vast necropolis.
Seventy-three bronze statuettes depicting god Osiris are displayed in Saqqara, south Giza, Egypt. Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019.
Dr. Waziri shows ambassadors an image of CT-scan in Saqqara, south Giza, Egypt. Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019. The CT-scan revealed that the mummies for 95% belong to lion cubs according to the size and shape of the bones of the mummies. Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities revealed details on recently discovered animal mummies, saying they include two lion cubs as well as several crocodiles, birds and cats.
Carved statues of goddess Neith wearing the crown of Lower Egypt is displayed in Saqqara, south Giza, Egypt. Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019. Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities revealed details on recently discovered animal mummies, saying they include two lion cubs as well as several crocodiles, birds and cats. The new discovery was displayed at a makeshift exhibition at the famed Step Pyramid of Djoser in Saqqara, south of Cairo, near the mummies and other artifacts were found in a vast necropolis.
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