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Mummified salt men of Iran shifted to archaeological museum:

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In the last 10 years 6 Iranian mummies (salt men) have been unearthed at the Chehrabad Salt Mine in the Hamzehlu region near Zanjan, Iran. Four salt men were kept at the Rakhtshuikhaneh Meseum in Zanjan. Due to insufficient funds there were no permanent cases to preserve the salt men. The plexiglass designed for the […]

New discovery at in the Tomb of Djehuty

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Earlier this month, Egyptian officials announced that Egyptian and European archaeologists in Luxor had discovered two statues of an ancient pharaoh.  Egypt archaeology chief Zahi Hawass said those statues were of King Amenhotep III, who also ruled about 3,500 years ago. A Spanish mission working at Dra Abu El-Naga on the West Bank at Luxor […]