2,000-year-old headless mummy found in Britain

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Ancient Egyptian mummy discovered in an attic in Kent, England.

The decapitated head of an ancient Egyptian mummy found in an attic in Kent, England, believed to have been brought from Egypt as a 19th century memorial, was examined with a scanner, which revealed that ‘It belonged to a woman who had lived at least 2,000 springs ago.

The investigation by researchers at Christ Church University in Canterbury initially consisted of x-rays, which suggested the headboard belonged to an adult woman. 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 the strict diet had worn down the woman’s teeth, but her slang was adequately 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 intriguing to scholars as to the origins of the headboard, which was donated in a display case to the collection of Canterbury Museums and Galleries.

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


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