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    KARACHI, Oct 26 -- The mummified body of an ancient Persian princess, lying in a wooden sarcophagus in full royal burial regalia, was produced before a crowded press conference at the National Museum of Pakistan here on Thursday. According to museum details, the wooden sacrophagus, or coffin, in which she lay had an engraving of Ahura Mazda, the supreme Zoroastrian deity, along with other details in Makhi cuneiform, a language script prevalent in ancient Persia at about 600 BC.
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    Thanks to Ali Akbar Mahdi


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