Ancient Egyptians were exposed to pollution
Published on June 6th, 2011 | by Admin0
They have found particulates in the lungs of all the mummies, including a 1,800-year-old one found in Dakhleh Oasis, a remote outpost in so uthwest Egypt that supports the evidence.
Particulates or tiny microscopic particles that irritate the lungs have been linked to a wide array of modern-day illnesses, including heart disease, lung ailments and cancer.
The particulates are associated with post-industrial activities, such as fossil-fuel burning.
Story: Ani | Photo: Wikimedia Commons