Mummification in Ancient Egypt
The practice of mummifying the dead began in ancient Egypt c. 3500 BCE. The English word mummy comes from the Latin mumia...
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Mummy Portrait of a Girl
Mummy portrait of a girl, 120-150 CE, Roman Egypt, wax encaustic painting on sycamore wood (Liebieghaus, Frankfurt...
Mummy portrait of Lady Aline
Mummy portrait of Lady Aline, from Hawara, Egypt, painted directly onto the canvas of the mummy wrapping. The Tomb...
Mycenaean Death Mask
A gold death mask from a Shaft Grave IV, Grave Circle A, Mycenae, 1600-1500 BCE. (National Archaeological Museum, Athens...
Mycenaean Gold Death Mask
Beaten gold death mask from Grave Circle A, Mycenae, 16th century BCE. (National Archaeological Museum, Athens)
Myra - Ocean Necropolis
Myra is an ancient town in Lycia. The city has two necropoli of Lycian rock-cut tombs in the form of temple fronts carved...
Newgrange, County Meath, Ireland, is a burial mound from 3200 BCE.
Newgrange is a Neolithic monument located in the region of Bru na Boinne, County Meath, Ireland. The name is fairly modern...
The entrance to Newgrange, passage tomb, in County Meath, Ireland, built in 3200 BCE.