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MUFONET-BBS Network - Mutual UFO Network ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ARCHAEOLOGY NEWS - WIRE ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 旼컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴컴커 =START= XMT: 10:17 Thu Jun 06 EXP: 10:00 Thu Jun 13 쿌NCIENT EGYPTIANS MAY HAVE USED NUCLEAR ENERGY IN 쿘UMMIFICATION PROCESS 쿎AIRO, EGYPT (JUNE 6) UPI - Ancient Egyptians may have used 쿻uclear energy in the form of alpha, beta and gamma rays in 퀃he mummification process, said a scientist in remarks 쿾ublished Thursday. 쿟he daily Egyptian Gazette quoted Dr. Saeed Muhammed Thabet, 쿪 professor at Cairo University's Medical School, as saying 쿴e stumbled on the find while conducting studies at the 쿘ummy Gallery at the Cairo Archaeological Museum. ''A sudden movement of the pointer of a radiometer he was 쿴olding indicated that the mummies emit rays,'' the Gazette 퀂aid. ''Experiments on 17 mummies from different kingdoms, and 쿯urther studies on the sarcophagi, confirmed the presence of 퀃he rays. More evidence emerged when a camera film was 쿭estroyed by exposure to the radiation,'' it said. 쿔nscriptions on the door of the tomb of an ancient Egyptian 쿾haraoh indicate that ancient Egyptians used a caustic 퀂ubstance in the mummification process, the newspaper said. ''Drawings on the tomb wall confirm this and contain an 쿮xplicit display of burns that can be caused by direct 쿪pplication of the substance,'' it said. 쿌 spokesman at the Cairo University Medical School said 쿯urther details would be revealed once more data has been 쿬ollected and analyzed. =END=

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