Mummy found in Egyptian sarcophagus

February 14, 2014 12:57 AM

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Mummy found in Egyptian sarcophagus

Cairo: Spanish archaeologists have discovered a 3600-year-old Egyptian mummy inside a wooden sarcophagus adorned with rare feather drawings in the ancient city of Luxor.

The two metre-long and 50-centimetre-wide sarcophagus was in good condition and its colours were still bright, Egypt's antiquities ministry said in a statement on Thursday.

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