Friday, October 22, 2010

Ramesses' repatriation

No one in the group I was with last night was aware that an ancient Egyptian mummy who ended up in a museum in Niagara Falls (1st image) had not too long ago been identified as the pharaoh Ramesses I (d. 1290 B.C.) and repatriated to Egypt. Here is the timeline of this amazing story:

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