Archaeologists find 2,500-year-old mummy in 'empty' coffin

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When archaeologists opened an 'empty' coffin that had been stored at Sydney University, they were surprised to discover a 2,500-year-old mummy. Now they are trying to work out who it is.

Period26 Mar 2018

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  • TitleArchaeologists find 2,500-year-old mummy in 'empty' coffin
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletABC
    Media typeTelevision
    Duration/Length/Size6m 56s
    CountryAustralia
    Date26/03/18
    DescriptionWhen archaeologists opened an 'empty' coffin that had been stored at Sydney University, they were surprised to discover a 2,500-year-old mummy. Now they are trying to work out who it is.
    URLwww.abc.net.au/7.30/archaeologists-find-2,500-year-old-mummy-in-empty/9589350
    PersonsJohn Magnussen, James Fraser