Accessibility links

US Scientists Get Closer Look at Egyptian Mummy

  • Zlatica Hoke

Egyptologists at Chicago's Field Museum have opened the coffin of a 2,500-year-old Egyptian mummy to repair damage. The necessity of performing conservation work gives scholars a rare opportunity to see a mummy from the inside and to learn more about ancient Egyptian burial practices. Zlatica Hoke has the story.

XS
SM
MD
LG