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Mystery of 'Screaming Mummy' said to be resolved

(THE SUN) — The “Screaming Mummy” mystery from ancient Egypt has baffled experts for years but the secret behind the horrifying remains has finally been resolved.

When archaeologists first uncovered the mummified body they were surprised to find the face of the long-dead Egyptian distorted in anguish, appearing to be silently screaming.

Over the years various theories had been aired in an attempt to reveal who the man was and why he seemed to have died in agony.