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Mummification Featuring Zahi Hawass is a video by Nico Piazza, featuring still-photography by Sandro Vannini. In the video Dr Zahi Hawass is examining an Old Kingdom mummy found quite by accident in a tomb at Saqqara. Dr Hawass explains the mummification process and why each stage was carried out, as well as why the heart was left inside the body...

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A Pharaoh never let his hair be seen he would always wear a crown or a headdress called a nemes (the striped cloth headdress made famous by Tutankhamen’s golden mask

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