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Mummies, Tombs, And Treasure

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Mummies, tombs, and treasures of Egypt's ancient civilization is an interesting and informing story. The rich and royal people of Egypt were bandaged and buried in tombs. Some of the mummies' tombs were robbed and destroyed. A rise in taxes and living costs caused people to steal from the tombs. Priests who wanted to preserve the mummies and keep them safe took other mummies' remains to secret hiding places. Also, people would rewrap the mummies after a certain amount of years. Most mummies were given new coffins and reburied. Scrolls, canopic jars, and shabtis were buried along with the mummies.

The tombs remained undisturbed for about three thousand years, until 1875 when tourists, souvenir seekers, art collectors, and archaeologists came ...

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