The Los Angeles Times from Los Angeles, California on May 11, 1977 · 20
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3,212-YEAR-OLD RAMSES-MINUS FUNGI xCleaned-upMummy Flown Home to Egypt CAIRO -The 3,212-year-old mummy of Pharaoh Ramses II was returned from Paris Tuesday, hopefully cured by radiation of 60 types of fungi and two strains of insects. There had been earlier reports that the dried remains would be received in Cairo with full military honors, but there was only a small reception committee led by French Ambassador Bruno de Leusse and Aly Hassan, director of Egypt's Pharaonic Museum. Fifty white-uniformed policemen formed a casual security guard as the mummy, cradled in its original wooden coffin and encased in a plexiglass seal, was removed from a French air force plane. The welcome fell far short of the honor guard reception the mummy received on its arrival in Paris last September for the preservation treatment. President Anwar Sadat ignored suggestions by several Cairo newspapers that he personally welcome the remains of the pharaoh, who was the ruthless scourge of the Hit-tites and the builder of vast religious structures. The coffin, covered in blue satin embroidered with lotus flowers, was lowered from the plane to a flatbed truck for the trip to the museum. A dozen French physicians and Egyptologists made the eight-hour flight aboard the twin-engine plane. They brought special equipment to measure the humidity in the museum chamber where the mummy will be kept. One French expert predicted that the dose of radioactivity, which would have been lethal to anyone living, would assure Ramses of "eternal life sheltered from deterioration." Skeptical Egyptian historians dismissed "Operation Pharaoh" as a political stunt by the French government, which paid the costs of the transfer and treatment, Egyptian scientists at the Pharaonic Museum will examine the cadaver for about 10 days in a special laboratory to determine the effects of the radiation treatment. The fungi had made wide cracks in Ramses' parchmentlike skin. "We have to see if something clearly has been done with Ramses. Then we will decide whether to put it back in the room with the other mummies or give him a special place," director Hassan said. The museum has 70 other mummies. U08 angrlr Cillirsl Wed., May 11, 1977 -Part I 20 JULY BAR EJtAM You will pass if Um Practice Skills Manual lor each Subject Writ Practice Exams Listen to "Tape Grading" FRANK'S "(SEW EXPERIENCE IN LEGAL WRITING" Instruction by WALLACE C. FRANK, PhD., LLB, author of "Programmed Answers, Law Series." Former Law School Dean. IQ812A Washington Blvd. Culver City, Calif. 90230 gH? Phone 213559-2163 Q The fares American dreamed up to mate your dreams come true: me nip to 4 toNewmk- 5 3 averapto3, storar avenue to 43 You've probably heard about the fantastic savings on our new SuperSaver Fares to New York. And now we're out to bring you similar savings to Philadelphia and Boston. Depending on where you're going and which days you're flying, you can save up to $185 off regular round trip coach fare. And children aged 2 through 1 1 flying with you save even more. Here's how easy it works: Just make your round trip reservations and buy tickets at least 30 days prior to departure, and stay 7 to 45 days. Any change in reservations must be made at least 30 days hefore von flv. Rut if von h;ive to cnnrel the whole trirv I j j , i ' don't worry. There's no penalty. Check the chart below and decide which days you'll fly and save. Choose flight days in any combination. Out on a Tuesday, for example, and back on a Friday. And leave and return on any American Airlines nonstop or through flight. SuperSaver flights to New York are already approved. To Boston and Philadelphia, they start June I , subject to C.A.B. approval. But you can make your reservations now. Seats are limited, so call us or your Travel Agent soon, and ask about American's new SuperSaver Fares. They're the No. I fares from the No. I airline First the Airline Passengers Association sur veyed its frequent-flying members. Then the Opinion Research Corporation surveyed mid dle and top management executives. In both cases, more people preferred American than any other U.S. airline. American's Round Trip SuperSaver Fares to the East Coast DESTINATION NEW YORK BOSTON PHILADELPHIA Adults Kids(Ml) Adults Kids(211) Adults Kids(Ml) SUNDAY $268 $206 $328 $215 $268 $201 MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY $247 $227 $227 $227 $247 $206 $206 $206 $206 $206 $307 $287 $287 $287 $307 $215 $215 $215 $215 $215 $247 $227 $227 $227 $247 $201 $201 $201 $201 $201 D I l W I i SATURDAY $268 $206 $328 $215 $268 $201 'ill kwTVaCV ttk. bwm m OIk A mm at Jtim,,m Miiiiii.. mimiii in I.,,, m, i ii .! nu t c'v fulfil ttvnrvi inr Hy Mai lint! June I, subject lo CAM approval SuperSaver is a service murk of American Airlines. Inc. fc;-:kw.. .jte-iwHts.

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