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Egyptian mummy


CT scan helps digitally unwrap mummy of pharaoh Amenhotep I

December 28, 2021 5:46 pm

Thirty amulets or jewellery pieces made of gold, quartz, and beads were found in the mummy.

Scientists reconstruct faces of Egyptian mummies using ancient DNA

October 06, 2021 1:49 pm

Parabon bioinformatician Dr. Janet Cady, who spearheaded the work, said in a release that this new imputation technology can also help study challenging forensic samples.

In a first, researchers discover a pregnant Egyptian mummy

May 03, 2021 12:33 pm

Scientists in Poland made the discovery while conducting a comprehensive study, which started in 2015, of more than 40 mummies at the National Museum in Warsaw, said Wojciech Ejsmond, an archaeologist and a director of the Warsaw Mummy Project, which led the research.

Explained: How did scientists recreate sound of 3000-year-old Egyptian mummy

January 26, 2020 5:53 am

The sound, which has been reproduced, is “vowel-like” and has been produced based on precise measurements of the mummy’s existing vocal tract. These measurements were determined by taking a computerised tomography (CT) scan of the mummy.

New technique reveals 2,000-year-old writings in mummy cases

January 01, 2018 8:29 pm

Researchers have found a new way to analyse writings on mummy cases, that are made of papyrus engravings.

Youngest ancient foetus found in miniature Egyptian coffin

May 15, 2016 4:55 pm

The ancient mummy is thought be of 16-18 weeks of gestation and was carefully preserved in a tiny, decorated coffin.

Museum of maladies

January 12, 2014 7:07 am

Worse, none of the top brass seems inclined to speak openly about what ails the institution.