Egyptian mummification began before the Pharaohs

From ABC News in Science, 14 August 2014: Prehistoric Egyptians practised mummification well before the time of the Pharaohs, suggests an analysis of resin-soaked linen. A team of Australian and British researchers investigated samples of wrappings taken from bodies found in the earliest known ancient Egyptian cemeteries — 4500 BC to 3350 BC — in Continue reading Egyptian mummification began before the Pharaohs