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Egyptian mummies attract visitors at Beijing World Art Museum
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Visitors view the "Golden Mummies of Egypt" exhibition at the Beijing World Art Museum of the China Millennium Monument, August 20, 2021. /CFP

Visitors view the "Golden Mummies of Egypt" exhibition at the Beijing World Art Museum of the China Millennium Monument, August 20, 2021. /CFP

The exhibition on ancient Egyptian culture opened on August 15 and will last for three months, showcasing 107 groups of rare treasures taken on loan from Manchester Museum including six golden mummies, 11 Fayum mummy portraits and 12 painted mummy masks. /CFP

The exhibition on ancient Egyptian culture opened on August 15 and will last for three months, showcasing 107 groups of rare treasures taken on loan from Manchester Museum including six golden mummies, 11 Fayum mummy portraits and 12 painted mummy masks. /CFP

The six golden mummies date back to around the first century AD under the reign of Greek-Roman governance. During this period, wooden coffins were basically no longer in use. /CFP

The six golden mummies date back to around the first century AD under the reign of Greek-Roman governance. During this period, wooden coffins were basically no longer in use. /CFP

A visitor takes a photo of one of the painted mummy masks at the "Golden Mummies of Egypt" exhibition, August 20, 2021. /CFP

A visitor takes a photo of one of the painted mummy masks at the "Golden Mummies of Egypt" exhibition, August 20, 2021. /CFP

Visitors take photos of exhibits at the "Golden Mummies of Egypt" exhibition, August 20, 2021. /CFP

Visitors take photos of exhibits at the "Golden Mummies of Egypt" exhibition, August 20, 2021. /CFP

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