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Bawati Museum

Monday، 02 October 2017 - 02:46 PM

Visit Bawati Museum – also known as the Antiquities Inspectorate Museum – to see the famous Greco-Roman mummies and their gold painted sarcophagi. Discovered in 1996, the mummies are a part of vast necropolis believed to contain more than 10,000 mummies. The mummies are decorated with ornate masks and jewelry. Note the life-like curly hair and eyelashes of some of the mummies.

Egyptian Tourism Authority

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