Two tombs uncovered outside of Cairo, Egypt contain the remains of a man and woman who died about 2,500 years ago
Embalmers replaced the tongues with gold foil plates
Legend says the gold tongues allowed spirits to communicate with Osiris, the god of the underworld
The man’s remains were well-preserved and his tomb was sealed when found
It also contained hundreds of funeral figurines, jewelry and other grave goods
The remains of a man and woman who were buried with gold foil plates in place of their tongues have been discovered outside of Cairo, Egypt.