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30 - QUESTION:  What item of trade along the Silk Road was found on mummies in Egypt?

Answer: Silk.

The discovery of an Egyptian mummy with silk, in the village of Deir el Medina near Thebes and the Valley of the Kings, serves as evidence that the silk trade can be dated to about 1070 BC.

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