Mummified Cats And Mice Found In Tomb

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Published on April 8, 2019 - Duration: 00:41s

Mummified Cats And Mice Found In Tomb

According to, "The Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities announced its most recent discovery of a preserved double graveyard containing the remains of a man, his wife, and mummified animals, including cats and mice." The tomb is from the Ptolemaic period and dates back more than 2,000 years.

The tomb was found in the city of Akhmim about four miles from Sohag.

Dr. Mustafa Waziri, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, "It's one of the most exciting discoveries ever in the area."

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