Museum taking mummies out of highly anticipated exhibit

    UPenn’s Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology will remove two mummies and other artifacts from its much-anticipated exhibit opening Saturday.

    Chinese officials have reported objected to the museum using the mummies for its “Secrets of the Silk Road” exhibit, which the Associated Press reports has already sold several thousand tickets.

    Included in the display was supposed to be a 4,000-year-old perfectly preserved mummy from western China, which has already appeared in museums in Texas and California.

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