Museums use CT scans to take the mystery out of mummies

Most of us have a rather cinematic view of mummies: a bandaged body rising out of a sarcophagus, stumbling toward whoever just disturbed their slumber. Of course, this could never happen and not just for supernatural reasons. Mummies are wrapped up p...

Museums use CT scans to take the mystery out of mummies

Most of us have a rather cinematic view of mummies: a bandaged body rising out of a sarcophagus, stumbling toward whoever just disturbed their slumber. Of course, this could never happen ...

Mon 20 Mar 17 from Engadget

Photos: The Amazing Mummies of Peru and Egypt

Archaeologists used to unwrap mummies with much fanfare in front of crowds, a stunt that destroyed cultural history and disrespected the deceased individual. Now, researchers can use CT scans ...

Fri 17 Mar 17 from Livescience

'Gilded Lady' and Other Exquisite Mummies on Display in NYC

An Egyptian mummy named the Gilded Lady may be more than 2,000 years old, but visitors can gaze into her brown eyes and admire her dark, curly hair at "Mummies," an exhibit opening Monday (March ...

Fri 17 Mar 17 from Livescience

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