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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 nose area

Hole evident in nasal cavity bones where brain has been extracted during mummification. The eyes may have been removed during mummification and replaced with packing.Look for the shaped eyes cover pieces, a white shape over the eye area.