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Investigating Pedeamun the mummy

Nose area Upper jaw Ribs Thighs Feet

Conservators often use cutting edge technology to investigate delicate ancient objects without damaging them. One of the newest techniques is CT (Computerised Tomography) scanning. Click on different areas of the mummy of Pedeamun above to see examples of CT scans through his body displayed in the box below.

CT scan of feet

This shows the bones of the feet and heel bones. Bandages have been used to separate the feet.