posted on Apr, 16 2011 @ 11:38 PM
I came across this and thought it was interesting and i don't believe its ever been posted on ATS..I cant find alot of info about it but what i did
find was fascinating..
The Liber linteus zagrabiensis, the linen book of Zagreb, better known as the Mummy Wrappings of Zagreb, dated to the first half of the second century
BC, containing the longest Etruscan text (c. 1330 words). It was made in Etruria and later on reused in Egypt. There the book was cut into eight
strips, five of which were partly preserved. The book contains twelve columns or ''pages''. Approximately sixty percent of the original text has
Close Up Of Mummy's Face
In 1848 or 1849, a nobleman from Slovenia, Mihail de Baric, bought a mummy in Egypt, which found its way into the National Museum of Zagreb in 1862.
Where the mummy had been found and sold is unknown. The mummy consisted of the remains of a child. It was wrapped in a piece of linen cloth, which had
been torn into wrapping binds. The linen cloth had been written on with texts in ink, apparently before it was torn into pieces and used as mummy
At first it was thought that the texts were a literal transcription from a text in Egyptian. Only in 1891, the Austrian egyptologist J.Krall
discovered, that the Liber Linteus(a linen book) consisted of an Etruscan text, the longest Etruscan text known to us today (approx. 1200 words).
Etruscan ritual text on linen mummy binds in Zagreb here is a picture of the linen
Peace and thanks for stopping by ~sugarcookie1