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This Channel 4 documentary looks at the findings of routine tests on a mummy in a Munich museum, which showed unusually high levels of nicotine and cocaine.

The findings were criticised because such substances come from the Americas and were, apparently, not discovered until thousands of years after the passing of the Egyptian dynasties.

The film questions whether the mummies are fake or whether there were trade routes between Egypt and South America that pre-date accepted chronology.

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Documentary questioning whether mummies found with high levels of cocaine provide proof of early trade routes between Egypt and South America