HEADLINE Ancient Egyptian relics exhibit in Zhengzhou

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Ancient Egyptian relics exhibit in Zhengzhou

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12:41, January 18, 2018

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Ancient Egyptian worship couple sculpture displayed at Henan museum on Wednesday. (Photos: Chinanews.com)

An array of ancient Egyptian relics and artifacts meet public in Henan museum in Zhengzhou, Henan Province,"Pyramid ·Palace of Eternity" showcases 144 sets of precious cultural relics, including mummies, gods, pharaohs, amulets, and daily necessities. 

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There is a scarab on the bosom of a 2,000-year-old mummy. According to tradition, a scarab is usually put on the bosom of an Ancient Egyptian mummy because Egyptians believe that a scarab can help people alternate between life and death. 

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Pint-sized “Sabit” mummy sculptures are eye-catching. 

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Ancient Egyptian stone casket for the aristocracy.

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Pocket edition of Khonsudisu small pyramid.

(Compiled by Lu Fangzhu)

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