BBC — Mystery of the Persian Mummy

February 8, 2012 11:04

It is based on a true story that took place in Pakistan a few years ago. In a mountain village after the earthquake was detected ancient wooden sarcophagus, inside of which was perfectly preserved mummy. Crown with seven golden cypress crowned head mummy, and his face was covered with a gold mask. A local resident, who discovered the mummy, was about to sell it to collectors for a few million dollars, but the surprising discovery became known Pakistani police. Police confiscated the mummy and gave it to the National Museum of History. Scientists studying the mummy were very puzzled. Mummification was traditional rulers of ancient Egyptian civilization, but could prove to be a mummy in ancient Persian kingdom? …

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