3-D CT scan of mummy head

3-D CT scan of mummy head

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Caption: Three-dimensional image of the head of Ta-bes, a female Egyptian mummy, compiled from CT (computed tomography) x- ray data. The image was obtained without resort to opening Ta-bes's painted cartonnage coffin, which was placed intact inside the cylindrical CT scanner. From inscriptions on the coffin, it is known that Ta- bes, who lived around 900 B. C. , was a singer in the Temple of Amun in Karnak. The CT examination was a collaboration between the Museum of Fine Arts & Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, USA, and was aimed at finding medical condition at time of death & to evaluate present condition with regard to conservation & museum display.

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Keywords: 3-d, archaeology, archeology, computed tomography, ct scan, egyptology, mummy, non-destructive testing, palaeopathology, ta-bes, technology, test, three dimensional ct scan

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