Friday, March 30, 2007

Ancient mummy hair to return to Egypt

"Egypt sent an archaeological team to France today to retrieve 3200-year-old strands of hair from the mummy of Pharaoh Ramses II, who presided over an era of great military expansion in Egypt, state media said.
The existence of the hair came to light last year when some of the strands were offered for sale on the internet for between 2000 and 2500 euros ($3800 and $4760), in addition to tiny pieces of resin and embalmed cloth taken from the mummy."
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