Egyptian Mummies
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A statue of Petah Sakar, the ancient Egyptian god of the cemetery, watched over an excavation site at Saqqara, Egypt, which is about 15 miles south of Cairo. The recently discovered site, dating from about 2,500 years ago, contained some of the best preserved mummies ever found.
Watching over the excavation
A statue of Petah Sakar, the ancient Egyptian god of the cemetery, watched over an excavation site at Saqqara, Egypt, which is about 15 miles south of Cairo.

The recently discovered site, dating from about 2,500 years ago, contained some of the best preserved mummies ever found.
(AP Photo)