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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 upper thighs

The upper thighs are visible, but also the bones of the fingers, seen as two rows of small circles. There are some resin soaked bandages and packing under the legs.