Monday, March 26, 2007

New York auction includes Egyptian mummy hand
"An extremely rare Tyrannosaurid skull, an ancient Egyptian mummy hand, and the largest iron ore meteorite are among the hundreds of world-class specimens in the most comprehensive natural history auction ever in New York this week. The auction is under the auspices of J.M. Chait, the preeminent Beverly Hills auction house. . . . . Egyptian Mummy Hand - The mummification indicates a possible date between the New Kingdom and the Ptolemaic period.
A slideshow of the items is available below.

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