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Ancient Mummies Digitally Unwrapped to Reveal New Secrets

This casket has been sealed shut for thousands of years. It contains the mummified body of a singer from ancient Thebes, named Tamut, who lived around 900 BC. The British Museum in London has discovered a lot more about her, using 3D CT scans to peel away virtually the layers covering the mummy. Curator of physical anthropology at the museum, Daniel Antoine, says the scans revealed that Tamut suffered from high cholesterol.

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