The mummies were found near the Giza pyramids, image via The Washington Post

Animal mummies of lions, cats, and crocodiles found in Egypt

Egypt has revealed 75 animal mummies and statues that they found near the Giza pyramids. These mummies included lion cubs, crocodiles, and cats. The Egyptian government hopes to use such finds to revitalize its struggling tourism industry. The mummies were likely used in religious ceremonies that involved the worship of cats in Ancient Egypt.

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Sun Nov 24 - Aljazeera

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