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Sunday, July 26, 2009

Little Bit of Egyptian Trivia

In honor of my reading The Heretic Queen by Michelle Moran I have an interesting piece of Egyptian trivia for you all.

In 1974 the mummy of Ramesses II was transported to Paris for preservation measures. He was issued an Egyptian passport with his occupation listed as King (deceased). Upon his arrival in Paris he was given military honors as any King would.

How cool is that?




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1 comment:

  1. Ooh, I look forward to your review of this - I'm fascinated with Egyptology.

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