In Photos: A Look Inside an Egyptian Mummy

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Suffering Mummy

Credit: Dr. Mislav Cavka
Researchers examined a 2,900-year-old mummy using X-rays, CT and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans. They found that he suffered from Hand-Schuller-Christian’s…Read More »

disease, a very rare condition that left him with lesions in his skull and spine. A large hole on his frontal-parietal bone can be readily seen in this image. His brain appears to have been removed through his nose during the mummification process.   Less «
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