Photos: 1,700-Year-Old Egyptian Mummy Revealed

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No Heart?

Credit: Photo courtesy Nicolas Morin
This 1,700-year-old mummy has a brain, no heart and plaques over her sternum and abdomen, say researchers. The plaques may have been intended to replace…Read More »

her heart, in a sense, and ritually heal the incision the embalmers had made to her perineum. Here, the mummy is being unboxed on the first day of a scanning session at the Montreal Neurological Institute. The mummy is now kept at the Redpath Museum at McGill University in Montreal.    Less «
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