Joe uncovers mysteries of the Egyptian mummies

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Joe finds out about the mysterious mummies...

Ancient Egyptians have fascinated us throughout the centuries especially the way they mummified people.

And the mummification - preserving of the body - didn't stop at humans.

The ancient Egyptians were so keen on wrapping up things they even mummified animals - everything from cats to crocodiles.

But have you ever wondered what's lurking beneath those bandages?

Joe's been to the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh where a new exhibition shows that things aren't always what they seemed under those wraps...