UK Foreign Secretary Is Descendant Of A Mummy

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UK Foreign Secretary Is Descendant Of A Mummy

Postby toucana on January 25th, 2018, 6:14 am 

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Boris Johnson the UK government Foreign Secretary is the descendant of a mummified woman according to scientists in Basel Switzerland.

The mummified remains were discovered in 1975 buried in front of an altar in Barfüsser church in Basel during the course of renovations.

Provisionally dated the the 18th, scientists established by DNA testing that the mummified remains belonged to a wealthy lady called Catherina Bischoff who died in 1787.

Boris Johnson is one of a number of prominent descendants
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Re: UK Foreign Secretary Is Descendant Of A Mummy

Postby jocular on January 25th, 2018, 7:43 am 

It is fascinating -and hilarious.

The likeness is immediately apparent :-)
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