Egyptian Mummy


Justin Chay
published on 11 May 2018

An Egyptian mummy displayed in Emory University's Michael C. Carlos Museum in Atlanta. The mummy is that of a man who lived during the Old Kingdom period of Egypt, in c. 2300 BCE. The mummy was discovered by Emory theology professor William A. Shelton in 1920 CE and arrived at Emory University in 1921 CE. Conservators reattached the mummy's head, hands, and feet.

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About the Author

Justin Chay
Justin Chay has traveled through China, England, France, Italy, Japan, Korea, Morocco, Scotland and Spain to learn more about the past.

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Chay, J. (2018, May 11). Egyptian Mummy. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Chay, Justin. "Egyptian Mummy." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 11, 2018.

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Chay, Justin. "Egyptian Mummy." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 11 May 2018. Web. 03 Jun 2023.