As visitors to Egypt have long already noticed, the Ancient Egyptians seem to be ageless. The pictures that line their tombs rarely show a line marring a youthful face, or a grey hair – to say nothing of wrinkled flesh that would confirm the eternal victory of gravity.
But sharper-eyed observers may be in for a big surprise – like here, in the Tomb of Rai at Dra Abu el-Naga.
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