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After seventy days of being preserved in this large salty mixture (modern researchers think that up to six hundred pounds of natron might have been necessary to cover a body), the body would be completely dried out, losing about two-thirds of its weight. New Brunswick, NJ: Journal of African Civilizations, 1985. In 1954, the Egyptian archeologist Kamal el Mallak made an astonishing discovery. The pyramids were large stone structures built to house the bodies of the Egyptian rulers, or Pharaohs, after they died.

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