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Friday, February 26, 2021

Egyptian mummy


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.