The 2,000-year-old mummy is buried in a golden tongue

Mommy 2,000 years old buried with golden tongue. Archaeologists They found one Mommy The tongue is covered with gold. A team of researchers has unearthed 16 people at the Tabosiris Magna Temple in Alexandria Graves. Some are from Greek and Roman times.

2,000 year old mummy. His tongue was put out to make sure he could still speak after death

Researchers believe, according to beliefs, The dead They received tongue-shaped amulets, wrapped in gold foil so that they could speak in later life at the judgment of Osiris. eThe Egyptians believed that Osiris was the lord of hell and the judge of the souls of the dead.

God was also mentioned in the polished ornaments on the cardboard box. Material made of plaster, linen and glue layers. Kathleen Martinez, an archaeologist at the University of Santo Domingo, quoted a report from the Ministry of Antiquities, which partially covered one of the mummies.

The ornaments on another mummy’s cardboard box represent a crown, horns, and a cobra. The decorations on his chest depicted a necklace with the head of a hawk – the symbol of the god Horus.

2,000 year old mummy with golden tongue.

Other 15 Graves They are about 2,000 years old and contain significant treasure. In one, a female mummy is depicted with a death mask covering a large part of her body and a hairstyle while smiling.

The 2,000-year-old mummy is buried in a golden tongue

According to General Khalid Abo El Humd, director of the Archaeological Commission of Alexandria, the archeological work of Taposiris Magna discovered the final mask of a woman, eight gold leaves and eight marble masks that were part of a golden crown. From Greek and Roman times.

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Earlier, inside the temple, coins were found engraved with the name and portrait of Queen Cleopatra VII.

Cleopatra VII was the last Greek-speaking queen of the Ptolemaic dynasty to rule Egypt between 51-30 BC. After his death, Egypt came under Roman rule.

Researchers have also found many statues depicting people. The statues are very well preserved and you can still distinguish the hairstyles, the report said. The statues give people a casual look without a smile on their face, he writes Scientist.
Representation of the dead man, with elaborate hairstyle.  (Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities)

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