Friday, December 12, 2014

Scientists open mummy coffin and find more than dust

Scientists have recently found a 2,500-year-old mummy of a 14-year-old Egyptian boy. A conservatoire at Chicago's Field museum,and a few other scientists used clamps to raise the fragile lid. The mummy was a son of a priest and his name was Minirdis. The mummy will be in the exhibit called Mummies: Images of the after life. The exhibit will premier next September.The Field museum had the mummy since the 1920s. When the scientists used a CT scan, which is an X-Ray The scientists found out that the mummies' feet were detached.

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By: Ethan K. and Kasama T.

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