See an Egyptian Mummy for Rs 10 in Hyderabad | Technoscoob
From what we all know, wealthy Egyptians again within the day organized for his or her our bodies to be preserved after dying to maintain their souls secure.
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Hyderabad: Mummies have all the time been a subject of eager curiosity for everybody. From questions starting from how and why they’re buried that method to historic significance, this historic apply up to now is underneath research.
From what we all know, wealthy Egyptians again within the day organized for his or her our bodies to be preserved after dying to maintain their souls secure. These preserved our bodies are referred to as mummies which had been buried in wealthy coffins, typically surrounded by gold and jewels.
Whereas most assume that these mummies are to be seen solely in Egypt or within the films for that truth, it’s a lesser-known truth that there’s one mummy proper within the coronary heart of our metropolis.
On the primary flooring of the Telangana State Museum at Public Gardens, Nampally, lies the mummified stays of Princess Naishu, who’s touted to be the one mummy current in south India.
Believed to be a minimum of 2,100 to 2,400 years outdated, it’s believed that she lived within the Ptolemic interval between 300 BC and 100 BC and is claimed to be the daughter of the sixth Pharaoh of Egypt.
She was presumably the daughter of Ptolemy VI Philometor and was about 25 years outdated when she died. Her mummy was lately shifted from an hermetic glass to a nitrogen chamber after a number of makes an attempt of restoration.
Princess Nishu’s mummy was delivered to Hyderabad as a present to the final Nizam Osman Ali Khan by Nazeer Nawaz Jung, the son-in-law of his predecessor, in 1920.
The museum is open daily aside from Fridays and public holidays from 10:30 am to five pm. The entry price for adults is Rs 10 and for youths is Rs 5.