Egyptian workmen prepare to lift the coffin of a late-period Pharaonic palace chief from what was supposed to be its final resting place: a grave 90 feet below the desert surface. The mummy will soon see the light of day. Workers were excavating the site in Abu Sir, 12 miles south of Cairo, on Friday. The regal mummy had been sleeping undisturbed for more than 2,500 years before it was discovered by a team of excavators headed by the Czech Institute of Egyptology in 1996.
Caption Only: Egyptian mummy is no longer resting in peace
By Deseret News