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Photos: The Amazing Mummies of Peru and Egypt

Back to life

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(Image credit: Copyright 2012. Photo: E. Daynès. Reconstruction: Elisabeth Daynès, Paris)

The 14-year-old boy who was mummified now has a face after his death centuries ago in Egypt.

Awaiting guests

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(Image credit: D. Finnin/Copyright AMNH)

In preparation for the "Mummies" exhibit opening, Mary Cochran, JP Brown, and Kris Kleckler from The Field Museum, Chicago, put the Gilded Lady in place.

On display

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(Image credit: D. Finnin/Copyright AMNH)

Inside the American Museum of Natural History, JP Brown, associate conservator at the Field Museum, Chicago, cleans and details the "Gilded Lady" in preparation for display at the "Mummies" exhibition.

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