The Secret Mummies Of Lisbon: Why Were 78 Mummies Buried Under A Portuguese Cathedral?

Published on October 25, 2020 by

At the request of the Catholic Church in Lisbon, members of the Royal Archeology and Historical Association (RAHA) of Portugal excavate 78 mummies in a crypt beneath the altar of the Sacramento Church in Lisbon. In the course of excavation the researchers find handwritten books indicating there is a large amount of treasure buried – somewhere – near the mummy crypt. They also discover the exotic history of many of the mummies, including one known as ‘The King of the Congo.’


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