Unraveling Mummy Mysteries

Unraveling Mummy Mysteries

Last month, the Art Institute of Chicago teamed up with radiologist Michael W. Vannier of the University of Chicago Medicine and Oriental Institute research associate Emily Teeter to study two of its mummies, Paankhenamun (c. 945–715 BC) and Wenuhote...

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Last month, the Art Institute of Chicago teamed up with radiologist Michael W. Vannier of the University of Chicago Medicine and Oriental Institute research associate Emily Teeter to study two of its mummies, Paankhenamun (c. 945–715 BC) and Wenuhotep (c. 300 BC). The team used state-of-the-art CT scan technology to examine the mummies, revealing new information about life in ancient Egypt.

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February 19, 2014
Published: March 27, 2014
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