Egypt Is Reclaiming Its Mummies and Its Past

A recent discovery puts Egyptian archaeologists at center stage

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Dec 4 · 6 min read
Photo: Ali Hegazy

By Sara Kiley Watson

Last month, Egyptian excavators revealed a long-undetected trove of treasures in the Al-Asasif Cemetery in Luxor. The discovery, which included 30 beautifully preserved coffins and mummies, dating more than 3,000 years old, is one of the…

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