Animal mummies in ancient Egypt may have been used for magic, study suggests
Lead may have been chosen in the burial as it was believed to be a magical substance, possibly utilized in curses and love charms.
| Apr 20, 2023 10:00 AM EST
Created: Apr 20, 2023 10:00 AM EST
Animal coffin EA36151, surmounted by a human-headed part-eel, part-cobra creature wearing a double crown, associated with the ancient Egyptian god Atum.