Browsing the "Mummies" Tag

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



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