Photos: 3000 year old mummy seen using hi-tech scanner

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Showing Meresamun inside the coffin

Source:  Philips Healthcare/University of Chicago

Showing Meresamun inside the coffin

Scan showing Meresamun inside the coffin. The 256-slice scanner produced 100 slices per second and generated 30 billion individual measurements – 1,000 times more raw data than was available in 1991.

 

Scientists have used an advanced scanner to get never-before-seen images of a 3000-year-old mummy. Staff at the University of Chicago combined X-rays with advanced computer processing technology to create the images.
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