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In 1909, a discovery was found at archaeological site Bab el-Gasus, translating to "Gate of Priests,” in Thebes, a city in upper Egypt. Among countless Egyptian curios and innumerable artifacts in the cache moved to a Museum at Cairo, lay the 21st dynasty mummy Ankhefenmut.  Ankhfefenmut and a Ptolemaic mummy, whose name was indiscernible, would soon gain fame for their great voyage to North America after being purchased by Samuel Winfield Brown for the collections of the Albany Institute. Although sold as a “priest and priestess” in 1909, a CT scan and x-ray conducted at Albany Medical Center in 2012 discovered Ankhefenmut, the presumed female, to be a male as well. Ankhefenmut was a wab-, or entry-level priest, and a sculptor in the 21st Dynasty, meaning he had a minor religious role in the temple and worked often in the temple’s workshop, creating sculptures of the Gods. Our Ptolemaic mummy is also believed to be a priest, as recognized from his shaved head and painted nails. Sold to Samuel Winfield Brown, a trustee at the Albany Institute of History and Art, the mummies and their coffin bases were transferred by the steamship Oceana on March 11th, 1909 to New York City, shipped aboard the People’s Line to Albany, and were installed in the Albany Institute shortly thereafter. These incredible mummies remain in the Albany Institute over a hundred years later and are celebrated for their fascinating histories and examples of Egyptian culture.