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Takabuti

Takabuti was a married woman who reached an age of between twenty and thirty years. She lived in the Egyptian city of Thebes at the end of the twenty-fifth dynasty of Egypt. Her mummified body and mummy case are in the Ulster Museum in Belfast. The coffin was opened and the mummy unrolled on 27th of January 1835 in Belfast Natural History Society's museum at college Square North. Edward Hincks, a leading Egyptologist from from Northern Irland was present and deciphered the Egyptian hieroglyphs which revealed that she was a mistress of great house. At Belfast Ulster museum the people in charge unwrapped her hand and foot for the people to see what her skin was like.
By: Viviana

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