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These Nine Facts About Mummies Are Weird But True

Can you imagine that our ancestors used to care about the Mummies just like living beings? Mummies used to lead an exuberant life and were not devoid of any kind of luxury. Such practices and rituals were performed in the hope that someday these Mummies will get alive. There are some facts that are very weird about these Mummies.

These Nine Facts About Mummies Are Weird But True

These Nine Facts About Mummies Are Weird But True

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And this is just the beginning!

And this is just the beginning!

1) Egyptian passport was provided to mummy of king Ramesses II.

1) Egyptian passport was provided to mummy of king Ramesses II.

Mummy was received at Paris and was given royal treatment like a king.

2) Two monstrous mummies were found in Scotland, which were later found out to be made from remnants of six dead people.

2) Two monstrous mummies were found in Scotland, which were later found out to be made from  remnants of six dead people.

According to DNA tests, it was found out that male and female mummified bodies are made from the remnants of six dead people.

3) Japanese Buddhist Monks kept themselves prepared for innate mummification.

3) Japanese Buddhist Monks kept themselves prepared for innate mummification.

They used to eliminate their body fat in exhaustive manner and drink a toxic tea which made it impossible to decompose their bodies. They used to spend their last days in a tomb and ultimately die there.

4) Mummy of King Tutankhamun had an erect structure below the chin.

4) Mummy of King Tutankhamun had an erect structure below the chin.

It was guessed that the organ was kept in a vertical position while mummifying the body. The question still remains "why?"

5) Lord Carnarvon died after few months of opening the tomb where the Mummy of King Tutankhamun was kept.

5) Lord Carnarvon died after few months of opening the tomb where the Mummy of King Tutankhamun was kept.

People reckoned the reason behind his sudden death was providing the resources for digging Tutankhamun pyramid. It was assumed that the Lord was cursed by the spirit of pharaoh.

6) Mummified hand gifted to Bruce Ingham by his friend.

6) Mummified hand gifted to Bruce Ingham by his friend.

House of Ingham burnt down in a few days because a bracelet around the wrist of the mummy's hand has cursed him. It was inscribed on the bracelet that "Cursed be he who moves my body. To him shall come fire, water and pestilence."

7)Fag el-Gamous is a burial ground having millions of mummified bodies of common people.

 7)Fag el-Gamous is a burial ground having millions of mummified bodies of common people.

Archaeologists find this ground very fishy and are still researching about it.

8) Chauchilla cemetery in Peru has hundreds of mummies buried in it.

8) Chauchilla cemetery in Peru has hundreds of mummies buried in it.

Mummies are found to be in good condition because of the dry climate and soil which aided in natural mummification of the bodies.

9) The Egyptians used antibiotic beers to preserve mummies in a better manner.

9) The Egyptians used antibiotic beers to preserve mummies in a better manner.

They used to drink antibiotic beers since childhood so that their mummies remain healthy and well preserved.

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