Tuesday, April 13, 2004

Mummies and mummy everywhere!

There are simply a lof of mummies in Egypt, not just the mummy of pharoahs. You can almost see them in most museum across Egypt, and of course, here at Egyptian Museum too. The highlight is Royal Mummy Room that houses the remains of 11 of Egypt's most illustrious pharoahs and queens from the 17th to 21st dynasties, 1650 t 945 BC. Entrance ticket costs EGP 40 (EGP 20 for student).


Limestone Bed on which mummification process was carried out


Mummy of a woman with potrait


Some of the animal mummies

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