The coffins of Khnum-Nakht and Nakht-Ankh — the ‘Two Brothers’
Mummies Egypt Disease CT scan Endoscopy Schistosomiasis
For over 3000 years, the ancient Egyptians preserved their dead in a lifelike form. Biomedical Egyptologists are now using their mummies—eviscerated, desiccated and bandaged corpses—to trace the development of diseases, and to consider the effects of these diseases on ancient and modern societies.
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