Unwrapping an Egyptian mummy, Cairo, 1880s
British and Egyptian officials unwrapping an Egyptian mummy in the Boulak Museum, Cairo, 1880s.
Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration
© North Wind Picture Archives
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