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Acquired from excavations at the site of Abydos in Middle Egypt by Emory Theology Professor, Rev. Shelton in 1920, this mummy is the oldest Egyptian mummy in the Western Hemisphere and one of no more than half a dozen known to exist in the world. Life and Death in the Pyramid Age: The Emory Old Kingdom Mummy will be open from September 10 to December 11, 2011.
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