Photo Gallery: Egypt's Mummified Animals 12/03/2010
  Thousands of mummified dogs were once placed into niches in the cavern. Most...
ENRIC MARTI

Thousands of mummified dogs were once placed into niches in the cavern. Most of the canine corpses date back to the period after 748 B.C., when black pharaohs ruled along the Nile and animal cults took on bizarre forms.