Egypt detects a mausoleum full of mummified cats, mice and other animals

( CNN) The Egyptian Ministry of Antiquitiesannounced its most recent discovery of a preserved doubled graveyard containing the remains of a human, his wife, and mummified animals, including cats and mice.

“It’s one of the most exciting discoveries ever in the area, ” said Dr. Mustafa Waziri, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities.

The most impressive discovery was that of 50 animals and a human mummy. Eagles, falcons, ibex, cats and mice were all determined mummified in the mausoleum.

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