The Crocodile Mummies of Ancient Egypt

Sobek the crocodile god (Public domain)

The ancient Egyptians had a knack and a craving to mummify anything and everything. Egyptologists have unearthed mummified birds, cats, people, children, ibises, baboons, and even fish. They even mummified crocodiles. And the Egyptians didn’t just mummify a few crocodiles, they mummified thousands.

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