Digital scan unwraps secrets of mummy from 2,300 years ago

Team at Cairo University conclude teenager was rich and he may point to evidence non-Egyptians were mummified

A new digital scan has revealed intimate details about a teenage boy who was mummified about 2,300 years ago.

A team of scientists led by Sahar Saleem, a professor of radiology at the faculty of medicine at Cairo University, concluded that the boy and his family were rich and of high social status because his body was adorned with 49 precious amulets.

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Digital scan unwraps secrets of mummy from 2,300 years ago https://t.co/UQTtjqii1m

Posted on: 2023-02-03 19:12