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Ancient Egyptian pollution

6 June 2011

At www.livescience.com/14420-ancient-egyptian-mummies-lung-disease-pollutio… … a study of the lungs of aancient Egyptian mummies shows that particulates in the air were very little different to what they are tody. This is quite remarkable when you think of all the hype about air pollution and the poison supposedly spewed out by the burning of fossil fuels in power stations and automobiles. So one big question might be – what caused the air pollution in ancient Egypt?

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