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An Egyptian mummy undergoes a CT scan in order for researchers to investigate its history.(REUTERS)

Hospital in Italy uses CT scan to discover secrets of Egyptian mummy

Reuters | , Bergamo, Italy
PUBLISHED ON JUN 23, 2021 09:00 AM IST
The mummy of Ankhekhonsu, an ancient Egyptian priest, was transferred from Bergamo's Civic Archaeological Museum to Milan's Policlinico hospital.
Jaipur: Documents of records kept for drying on a floor after rain water entered the historic Albert Hall museum, in Jaipur, Tuesday, Aug 18, 2020. The rain water entered the basement of the museum and an old mummy preserved in a box had to be taken out to a safe place.(PTI)
Jaipur: Documents of records kept for drying on a floor after rain water entered the historic Albert Hall museum, in Jaipur, Tuesday, Aug 18, 2020. The rain water entered the basement of the museum and an old mummy preserved in a box had to be taken out to a safe place.(PTI)

Ancient mummy facing threat of water damage safely relocated in Jaipur’s Albert Hall museum

Jaipur | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2020 05:57 PM IST
It is a woman’s mummy belonging to Egypt’s Ptolemaic period (322 BC to 30 BC) and was imported to Jaipur in 1887. It was last examined and re-preserved by experts from Egypt in 2011 and was found to be in a good condition.
The scientists created the 3-D printed vocal tract based on measurements of the precise dimensions of his extant vocal tract following computed tomography (CT) scanning.(Unsplash)
The scientists created the 3-D printed vocal tract based on measurements of the precise dimensions of his extant vocal tract following computed tomography (CT) scanning.(Unsplash)

Voice of 3,000-year-old Egyptian mummy recreated

London | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2020 06:50 PM IST
Scientists have succeeded in accurately reproducing the voice of an Egyptian priest who lived 3,000 years ago, thanks to the mummification process and the use of 3D printing technology.
Nicknamed Nusta, a Quechua word for “Princess,” the mummy recently returned to its native Bolivia 129 years after it was donated to the Michigan State University museum in 1890. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)(AP)
Nicknamed Nusta, a Quechua word for “Princess,” the mummy recently returned to its native Bolivia 129 years after it was donated to the Michigan State University museum in 1890. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)(AP)

500-year-old mummy of Incan girl returns to Bolivia

Associated Press | By Associated Press, La Paz, Bolivia
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2019 08:56 AM IST
Experts say the mummy originally came from a region in the Andean highlands near La Paz during the last years of the Inca civilisation.
Alongside the mummies, the archaeologists found artefacts including pottery, painted funerary masks and wooden statuettes.(Unsplash)
Alongside the mummies, the archaeologists found artefacts including pottery, painted funerary masks and wooden statuettes.(Unsplash)

34 mummies found in hidden Egyptian tomb

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service, Cairo
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2019 03:43 PM IST
The archaeologists found approximately 30 mummified bodies in the primary chamber -- the bodies of men, women and children -- and an estimated further four in a side chamber.
FBI researchers extracted DNA from the mummy’s tooth to establish that it was male.(Reuters/Photo for representation)
FBI researchers extracted DNA from the mummy’s tooth to establish that it was male.(Reuters/Photo for representation)

FBI cracks case of 4,000-year-old Egyptian mummy’s decapitated head

Press Trust of India, Cairo/Boston | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 08, 2018 01:49 PM IST
The severed head of the mummy was discovered in 1915 in the corner of a looted tomb in the ancient Egyptian necropolis of Deir el-Bersha.
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