Dating egyptian man
The findings are summarized below: This male adult body has all teeth present and healthy and there are tufts of ginger-coloured hair on the scalp.
The bodies were given to the British Museum in 1900.
In 1892 Jacques de Morgan, Director of Antiquities in Egypt, proved that pottery found at Abydos and Nakadah pre-dated the dynastic period, stimulating interest by many European Archaeologists. Wallis Budge, on behalf of the British Museum, procured inscribed coffins and funerary furniture from the 12th Dynasty tombs at Al-Barshah by working with the Egyptian Service of Antiquities.