University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Egyptian Mummy of a Child (ca. 1CE)


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Film Description:This is an example of a mummy of a young boy from the Roman period in Egypt about 2,000 years ago. We are uncertain how he died. A current project here at the Penn Museum involves the CAT-scanning of all of our mummies at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in order to retrieve information without having to unwrap the body.
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