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  • 31 Oct 2013
    Rosalie David

    Ancient Egyptian Mummies: Their Contribution to the 21st Century

    At Cambridge, we're celebrating the scholarship behind some of our favorite creepy Halloween traditions. In October, the mummy is a staple in haunted houses, costume contests, and scary stories. But outside of Halloween horror, mummies are important cultural artifacts, and studying them gives us invaluable information about ancient cultures from their diets to their diseases.

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