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The Monumental Charterhouse of Calci is near Pisa, Italy. | Rossella Lorenzi
Archaeology

Mummy Hunt: Finding a Pharaoh's Foster Brother: Photos

The mummy, found by an expedition in the 1800s, is rediscovered in Florence, Italy.

May 23, 2014
9:00 AM EDT
This detail illustration of a painting in Qenamun's tomb shows Qenamun's mother Amenemipet holding in his lap the future pharaoh Amenhotep II. | Atlas de l'Histoire de 'Art Egyptien di Prisse d'Avennes, Paris 1868-78
The rediscovered skeleton shows blackened signs of mummification. | Rossella Lorenzi
The skull with the inscription in black ink. | Marilina Betrò
The Franco Tuscan expedition in a painting by Giuseppe Angelelli. | MIBACT. Soprintendenza per i Beni Archeologici della Toscana
Marilina Betrò doing archival research. | Marilina Betrò
The sarcophagus being restored. | Giuseppe Venturini
The interior of the sarcophagus was damaged. | Giuseppe Venturini
The chariot found in the Rosellini expedition on display in Florence's Egyptian museum. | MIBACT. Soprintendenza per i Beni Archeologici della Toscana
Finally reunited: Qenamun in his coffin on display at an exhibition in Calci Charterhouse. | Rossella Lorenzi