Micro-CT scans show 2,100-year-old ‘hawk’ mummy to be stillborn baby — The Archaeology News Network

A tiny Egyptian mummy long believed to be that of a hawk is actually a rare example of a near-to-term, severely malformed fetus, says an examination led by mummy expert Andrew Nelson of Western University in London, Canada. The Mummified Hawk EA 493 dating from the Ptolemaic Period [Credit: Western University]Detailed micro-CT scans have virtually…

via Micro-CT scans show 2,100-year-old ‘hawk’ mummy to be stillborn baby — The Archaeology News Network

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