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Ancient Animal Embalming Workshop Unearthed in Saqqara

The newly discovered workshop includes every tool the ancient Egyptians used in their mummification process.

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Ancient Animal Embalming Workshop Unearthed in Saqqara

Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities in Egypt, Mostafa Waziri, announced a recent discovery of an ancient Egyptian animal embalming workshop in Saqqara.

Recent discoveries of multiple mummified animals prompted an archaeological mission to search for a nearby embalming workshop that would have worked to preserve them. The newly discovered workshop includes every tool the ancient Egyptians used in their mummification process.

More details about this new discovery will be revealed on Saturday, May 27th at 11 AM.

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