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Scientists explore Egyptian mummy bones with x-rays and infrared light

November 13, 2019 - General

Experiments at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) are casting a new light on Egyptian soil and ancient mummified bone samples that could provide a richer understanding of daily life and environmental conditions thousands of years ago.

The stepped Pyramid of Djoser and a nearby cobra frieze in Saqqara, Egypt. Bone samples from 
mummified remains recovered at Saqqara were studied at the…

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