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Pharaohs were the kings of Ancient Egypt. Then, in Ancient Egypt, people believed there was another world. After they died, this was where pharaohs went to.Priests preserved the pharaohs’ bodies. They used salt, cloth strips and resin. Resin is the sap that comes from pine trees.The priests put salt on the bodies. Later, they wrapped them in long cloth strips. The cloth contained resin.The bodies did not rot away or decompose. Old preserved bodies are known as mummies.Pharaohs’ mummies were put in rock-cut tombs. Other valuable items were placed alongside them. The pharaoh could use them in the next world.Over the last 150 years, researchers have found the mummies of many pharaohs. They unwrapped most of them. Amenhotep the First was an Ancient Egyptian pharaoh. He reigned about 3,500 years ago.Researchers found Amenhotep’s mummy 130 years ago. It is beautifully wrapped. Nobody wanted to undo its cloth strips. Recently, scientists digitally “unwrapped” Amenhotep’s mummy. With a new scanner, they made a 3D image of his body.The scientists say Amenhotep’s was 1.69 meters tall. He had curly hair and good teeth. They think Amenhotep died aged 35.
Manager’s Pro Answer: Yes, it was necessary to build another space telescope. Scientists have used Hubble for over 30 years. Now, it is more expensive to maintain and repair. Soon, it will stop working. Scientists needed to build a more powerful telescope. This will replace Hubble.
Manager’s Con Answer: No, it was not necessary to build another space telescope. Scientists can still use the Hubble telescope. It is still working well. Also, there are many ground-based telescopes. They are also very big and powerful. Building a new space telescope costs a lot of money.