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Kathleen halecki possesses a ba and ma in history, and a doctoral degree in interdisciplinary studies with a focus on early modern scotland introduction there are mummies around the world, but the ancient egyptians were the ones. This type of portrait appeared in egypt in the first century ce, and remained popular for around 200 years egyptian mummy portraits were placed on the.Download