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CT-Scanning Analysis of the Inner Structure of Ancient Egyptian Mummy

Authors
  • Yatsishina, E. B.1
  • Vasilyev, S. V.2
  • Vasilieva, O. A.3
  • Galeev, R. M.2
  • Dyuzheva, O. P.3
  • Kovalchuk, M. V.1, 4
  • 1 National Research Centre “Kurchatov Institute”, Moscow, 123182, Russia , Moscow (Russia)
  • 2 Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 119991, Russia , Moscow (Russia)
  • 3 Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, 119019, Russia , Moscow (Russia)
  • 4 Shubnikov Institute of Crystallography, Federal Scientific Research Centre “Crystallography and Photonics”, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 119333, Russia , Moscow (Russia)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Crystallography Reports
Publisher
Pleiades Publishing
Publication Date
Nov 20, 2020
Volume
65
Issue
6
Pages
1064–1072
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1134/S1063774520060401
Source
Springer Nature
License
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Abstract

AbstractA detailed analysis of the inner structure and specific features of mummification and decoration of ancient Egyptian mummy from the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, inventory no. I,1а 1240, has been performed by X-ray computed tomography. The mummy origin and dating are refined using the complementary method of comparative historical study.

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