Browsing the "Mummies" Tag

Egyptian mummy undergoes CT scan

December 18th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

A 3,200-year-old Egyptian mummy has undergone CT scanning at the Stanford University School of Medicine. As the crowd in the


Egyptian mummy shows signs of heart disease

September 22nd, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Analysis of the 3,500-year-old mummified remains of an Egyptian “Cheif of Stables” has revealed signs of heart disease. Detailing the


Swedish 17th century mummy examined

July 6th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

The mummified remains of Peder Winstrup, a bishop who was buried at Lund Cathedral in 1679, has undergone examination. “We


Tuberculosis found in Hungarian mummies

April 15th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

Strains of TB have been discovered in 18th-century Hungarian mummies found in a 200-year-old crypt. Professor Pallen said: “Microbiological analyses


171 mummies found in Peru tombs

April 13th, 2015 | by Sevaan Franks

At least 171 mummies have been found in seven tombs uncovered in the Cotahuasi Valley in Peru. Before rigor mortis