Egypt digitally ‘unwraps’ 3500-year-old mummy of Egyptian king

Archaeologists in Egypt have unwrapped Amenhotep’s mummy with the help of modern technology in a major development. Experts have studied the 3500-year-old mummy of a Pharaoh, who ruled between 1525 and 1504 BC, with the help of digital 3D imagery. This ancient mummy’s garlands and wooden facemask were so fragile that scientists never exposed them.

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It is the only royal Egyptian mummy discovered during the 19th and 20th centuries that has not yet been studied. Professors Sahar Saleem and Zahi Hawass of Cairo University led the research which reportedly allows them to digitally unwrap the mummy.

Source: CNN