The digital unwrapping of the Egyptian priest Neswaiu

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Stockholm’s Medelhavsmuseet, the Museum of Mediterranean and Near Eastern Antiquities, has been working with the research group Interactive Institute Swedish ICT to digitally scan their eight human mummies as part of preparations for a new permanent exhibition.

The results for one of their mummies, the Egyptian priest Neswaiu, are now on show in the form of a digital autopsy table in an “embalmment room” beside his real mummified remains and coffins.

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