“The Protective Eye of Horus”

A 2,200-year-old Egyptian mummy shows surprising signs of medical conditions usually associated with our modern society’s lack of exercise and poor diet. The mummy recently went on display at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem and will soon be open to the public for viewing.


Mummified Egyptian was just as Sedentary and Carb-Hungry as Modern Men

By Rebecca Hersher

National Public Radio

July 26, 2016

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