Computed tomography head and facial bones review of a 2,700 year old Egyptian mummy

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Lockwood, P., Elliott, J., Nelson, A. and Harris, S. 2019. Computed tomography head and facial bones review of a 2,700 year old Egyptian mummy . BJR Case Reports.
AuthorsLockwood, P., Elliott, J., Nelson, A. and Harris, S.
Abstract

Computed tomography (CT) scanning techniques used in head and facial bones examination in the clinical environment can also be transferable to the imaging of post-mortem cases as a novel non-destructive and non-invasive investigation in forensic cases. We describe a study of the head and facial bones of a 2,700 year old Egyptian mummy. Cross-sectional investigation can lead to discovering unknown information of skeletal and soft tissue structures and anatomy to contribute to the knowledge of preserved mummified remains and the practice of palaeoradiology.

KeywordsEgyptian mummy; CT scanning; Computed tomography; Head CT; Post-mortem CT scanning
Year2019
JournalBJR Case Reports
PublisherBritish Institute of Radiology
ISSN2055-7159
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.1259/bjrcr.20190076
Official URLhttps://doi.org/10.1259/bjrcr.20190076
Publication dates
Online20 Dec 2019
Publication process dates
Accepted09 Dec 2019
Deposited03 Jan 2020
Accepted author manuscript
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Open
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