Lecture 25 - Lecture 25 1. Dynasty XVIII a. Hatshepsut told...

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Lecture 25 1. Dynasty XVIII a. Hatshepsut – told us she died in her 40s of bone cancer, sick in later years b. Ramses 2 – Buried in the valley of the kings, mummy found as part of a cache of mummies. In ancient times pharaohs tombs were already being looted. Preists would move the mummies from the tombs and dump them in other tombs and eventually into a cache. It was to protect the mummies from grave robbers. c. Ramses 3 – Most famous individual mummy…he is the mummy who was preservated the best and has provided the model for all subsequent mummies d. Herodoti – best writing about mummies. Provide us with one of the greatest fullest accounts of mummification e. 16 th Century Catherine deMedichi – At her times mummies were highly sought after. Sent people to break into several tombs, packed up the mummies and brought them back to France. King Frances the 1 st of France also wanted mummies e.i. French though ground up mummy could heal ailments e.ii. Thought it was remedy against various sickness and the plague is not that
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Lecture 25 - Lecture 25 1. Dynasty XVIII a. Hatshepsut told...

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