Egyptian priest Nesperennub undoubtedly would've been amazed that his body mummifed around 800 B.C. would be subjected to a CT scan 2,800 years later.
Per-Ankh: Ancient Egypt
Unwrapping the mysteries of mummies
Unwrapping the mysteries of mummies
Unwrapping the mysteries of mummies

Egyptian priest Nesperennub undoubtedly would've been amazed that his body mummifed around 800 B.C. would be subjected to a CT scan 2,800 years later.

Egyptian priest Nesperennub undoubtedly would've been amazed that his body mummifed around 800 B.C. would be subjected to a CT scan 2,800 years later.

But virtual-reality imaging has shaken the dust off the reputation of Egyptology. And modern techniques for viewing mummies do them no harm, either physically, or based on ancient Egyptian beliefs spiritually.

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