Last Updated on 11/29/2006 by bidz

Frenchman arrested for trying to sell lock of pharaoh’s hair

Yahoo! Canada News
Wed Nov 29, 10:45 AM

“GRENOBLE, France (AFP) – A 50-year-old Frenchman who tried to sell a lock of hair he said was taken from the mummy of Egypt’s most famous pharaoh, Ramses II, has been arrested.

The suspect, a postman from the French Alps, had placed an ad on an Internet site offering the snip of hair, samples of the mummy’s embalming resin and bits of bandages for more than 2,000 euros (2,633 dollars).”

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