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Until the Black Mummy's discovery, Egyptian mummies were generally thought of as the oldest around. But this 3-year-old boy was embalmed in such a sophisticated manner that researchers believe his people had been perfecting the process for hundreds, if not thousands, of years before the Egyptians.

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