Mummy Hand From Ancient Egypt

This Egyptian mummy hand was brought to France in the early 19th Century by Frédéric Cailliaud. Cailliaud was an Egyptologist and Naturalist, who made questionable life choices – including but limited to putting a human body part in a shadow box.

Mummified hand inside a shadow box.

Source: “Egyptian Mummy’s Hand” (2012) Photo by Vassil, public domain dedication.

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