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Eur Radiol. 2002 Jul;12(7):1854-62. Epub 2001 Nov 14.

The Trier mummy Paï-es-tjau-em-aui-nu: radiological and histological findings.

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  • 1Department of Radiology, Krankenanstalt Mutterhaus der Borromäerinnen, Feldstrasse 16, 54290 Trier, Germany.


The ancient Egyptian mummy Paï-es-tjau-em-aui-nu, now on exhibition in the Rheinische Landesmuseum in Trier, Germany, was examined by conventional X-ray radiography, computed tomography, and digital fluoroscopy. In addition, some tissues were biopsied for further histologic identification. Along with some representative images, the peculiarities of the Trier mummy concerning the mummification process are presented.

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