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Egyptian Archaeologists Announce 'Beautiful' Mummy Found


Zahi Hawass checks brilliantly-colored mummy at Egypt's Saqqara Pyramids complex south of Cairo
Egyptian archaeologists say they have found a well-preserved mummy that ranks among the most beautiful ever discovered.

The more than 2,300-year-old unidentified mummy was found wearing a golden mask and covered Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities Zahi Hawass said it "may be the most beautiful mummy ever found in Egypt."

The mummy was recently discovered buried in a six-meter-deep, sand-covered pit at Egypt's Saqqara Pyramids complex south of Cairo.

Some information for this report provided by AP, Reuters.

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