Creepy Egyptian animal mummies on display in Liverpool

QueenMarcia

QueenMarcia

2016-09-26 15:13:20

A museum in Liverpool is about to open a new exhibition featuring a whole bunch of creepy Egyptian animal mummies.

It shows how the ancient Egyptians had animal sacrifice down to a fine art, and how people actually set up businesses breeding animals such as cats, jackals and crocodiles to be offered up to the gods.

Animal Mummies Revealed features a ton of amazing specimens excavated from Egyptian tombs, many of which were brought back to the UK and sold as weird ornaments in the early 20th century. It was a apparently a LOT easier to collect weird stuff back then.

If you want to see a 2000-year-old mummified crocodile, you should probably head to the World Museum in Liverpool, England from October 15. 

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