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Mummy case... the Archaeological Museum, Lisbon.


Mummy case... the Archaeological Museum, Lisbon.


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  • Ray
  • Thailand
  • 16 Jan 2017, 00:35
No a lot of these around the place...
Tom Wilson: I suppose there must have been thousands of them in Egypt, enough to fill the museums of the world smile
Ooh... something!!
Tom Wilson: Rather special, isn't it?
  • Lisl
  • Bath, England
  • 16 Jan 2017, 06:28
First one on shutterchance, I bet, Tom
Tom Wilson: You might be right!
  • Chris
  • England
  • 16 Jan 2017, 06:43
No doubt the whole story can be decoded via the symbols on what looks like a giant Russian doll
Tom Wilson: I suspect that the pictures tell stories of the gods, perhaps in the hope that the inhabitant of the coffin will be allowed to persist in the after-life.
He looks a bit worried
Tom Wilson: Well, he's heard rumours.
I love the stories on the bottom half.
Tom Wilson: No doubt all to do with the Egyptian gods.
They loved their Mummies in ancient Egypt
Tom Wilson: They did indeed, Martin - must have been a pretty lucrative business for the temple priests!
You really don't see these nowadays, Tom! This one is to stare at.
Tom Wilson: Another one for you tomorrow smile
Doesn't look a day over 2,000...
Tom Wilson: Possibly a thousand years earlier, Larry smile
  • Philine
  • Germany
  • 16 Jan 2017, 21:22
You visited some musea in Lisboa. We have also a 'mummy' in Münster which was exhibited for some weeks.
Tom Wilson: Yes, I hadn't realised that the archaeological museum occupies one wing of the the Jeronimos Monastery, so was happy to spend time there.
Nice details of this beautiful sarcophage

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