Egypt is such a country, which contains many deep secrets of the past. Which are revealed from time to time by opening old coffins. This time the coffin of a 2300 year old boy has been opened. Inside which such things have been found, which are surprising everyone. 49 amulets of 21 different designs have been found in the tomb. Along with this, a gold mask, a gold tongue inside the mouth and a gold heart in the chest have been found in it to give guidance after the afterlife. Afterlife is called life after death.
Researchers have found amulets on the dead boy’s mummy and inside the body. Computer tomography scan has been used to find out where the amulets are. Many coffins were also excavated in the 19th and 20th centuries before all the mummies were delivered to the museum in Cairo, Egypt. Although scientists are continuing to search to gather more information about ancient humans.
What do scientists want to find out?
According to the report of CNN, their purpose is to find out how the health of the people of ancient times was, how their funeral was done and what beliefs they followed. For this, the coffins are taken out from the ground, then the bandage wrapped on the body is opened. Nowadays CT scan is being used for more information. The remains of this golden boy were kept inside two coffins. The outer sarcophagus was simple and had Greek letters engraved on it, while the inner one was in a wooden pattern and a gilded mask was found on it.
The section of the rays reveals the secrets of the golden mummy of Egypt in the Egyptian museum! pic.twitter.com/Rw0c6ipwm1
— Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities (@TourismandAntiq) January 24, 2023
The age of the boy is said to be 14 to 15 years when he died. Along with this, a gilded head mask and chest armor inlaid with stones have been found. Apart from the fake heart and brain, no other organs were found in his body. The rest of the organs were taken out. In ancient Egypt it was believed that there is a life after death. But the journey to reach it is very dangerous. For this one has to pass through the underworld. Almost all kinds of goods were given to the deceased boy for the journey after death. This study has been published in the journal Frontiers in Medicine.