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3,000-year-old talking mummy creates dispute in Egypt

Egyptians are arguing among themselves on a new study that has recreated the voice of a 3,000-year-old mummified Egyptian priest.

CAIRO — The voice of a 3,000-year-old mummified Egyptian priest, recreated by researchers at the Royal Holloway University of London, has created an echo in Egypt’s parliament. A parliamentarian accused Egyptian scientists and archaeologists of just standing by and watching as other countries made discoveries on Pharaonic civilizations.

Parliamentarian Shereen Farrag criticized the ministries of Archaeology and Education for not making similar discoveries.

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