2,000-year-old mummy without a person found in Britain

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Ancient Egyptian mummy head found in an attic in Kent, England.

The headless individual of an ancient Egyptian mummy found in an attic in Kent, England, believed to have been brought from Egypt as a retainer in the 19th century, was examined using a scanner, which revealed that ‘It belonged to a woman who was alive at least 2,000 years ago.

The investigation by researchers at Christ Church University in Canterbury initially consisted of x-rays, which suggested the individual belonged to an adult female. A CT scan was then performed, which is a more detailed examination that provided more information.

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“Preliminary results from the scan, which was carried out at Maidstone Hospital, showed that a strict diet had worn down the woman’s teeth, but her dialect was well preserved, the researchers said,” businessinsider reports. com, explaining that “there it seemed”. According to researchers, it was a tube of unknown material in the mummy’s left nostril and spinal canal, and it was unclear if it was d ancient or recent origin. The brain appears to have been removed during the mummification process.

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Much remains a mystery to scholars as to the origins of the individual, who was donated in a display case to the collection of Canterbury Museums and Galleries.

“The individual was found in the attic of a house in Kent which was being cleared after the murder of the landlord,” said James Elliott, professor of diagnostic radiography at Canterbury Christ Church University and chairman radiographer at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells from the NHS Trust. said.


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