Massive Egyptian burial site cold hold a million mummified remains, archaeologists say

December 18, 2014 7:42 PM

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The number of mummified human remains waiting to be uncovered from a burial site around 60 miles south of Cairo, Egypt could easily number as much as a million, archaeologists investigating the site say.

So far, the Fag el-Gamous burial site has yielded some 1,700 bodies over the 30 years of study that Bringham Young University’s Department of Ancient Scripture has been excavating for. In fact, BYU associate professor Kerry Muhlestein, director of the project, says that massive size and the density ...

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