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A 3000-Year-Old Egyptian Mummy Reveals Its Secrets

Emory University Egyptologist Peter Lacovara had a hunch. He felt Ankhefenmut's mummy from the 21st Dynasty (1069-945 B.C.) found in Bab el-Gasus, Egypt, and housed at the Albany Institute of History and Art, wasn't the mummy of a woman at all. To test his hunch he proposed scanning the mummy in a GE computed tomography (CT) scanner. Read on. More about GE in Africa in this BRIEFING


  • Mummy Mystery

    GE Healthcare
    Publication Date:
    20 April 2011

    GE Healthcare collaborates with the Milwaukee Public Museum to reveal dramatic details of three mummies from ancient Egypt and Peru. GE's ... see more »