surprised to discover a two-headed mummy with one human head and one ugly fish head’ after centuries of secrecy: Revealing a strange and mysterious story.
After more than a century of keeping in secret under the orders of Abdul Hamid II – the 34th Emperor of the Ottoman Empire, the ” two-headed ancient Egyptian mummy ” officially became widely known to the public on July 6. /2018.
“Two-headed ancient Egyptian mummy” includes the mummy of an ancient Egyptian princess and a Nile crocodile (both head and body intact).
Legend has it that the young princess of an Egyptian pharaoh was killed by a giant crocodile. So saddened by his daughter’s death, the pharaoh decided to bury his daughter with the same crocodile that killed the princess, with the belief that the child would be revived in the afterlife as strong as a crocodile. crocodile.
This mummy was moved from Egypt to Turkey during the reign of the 32nd Ottoman Emperor Sultan Abdulaziz in the mid-1800s. The mummy is kept at the Yıldız Palace in Istanbul, where Emperor Sultan Abdulaziz lived during his time. there.
When the 34th Emperor Abdul Hamid II reigned (in office from 1876 to 1909), the mummy was kept in secret at Topkapi Palace by order of Abdul Hamid II.
After more than 100 years, images of the strange mummy were officially released to the public on July 6, 2018.
Historians say that it was common for ancient Egyptians to bury royal family members with burial items such as gold and silver… Burying the body of a princess with a Nile crocodile is quite rare. Perhaps, the king’s father’s wishes made him decide to bury his daughter like this.