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American Drugs in Egyptian Mummies

@inproceedings{Wells2017AmericanDI,
  title={American Drugs in Egyptian Mummies},
  author={S. Wells},
  year={2017}
}
The recent findings of cocaine, nicotine, and hashish in Egyptian mummies by Balabanova et. al. have been criticized on grounds that: contamination of the mummies may have occurred, improper techniques may have been used, chemical decomposition may have produced the compounds in question, recent mummies of drug users were mistakenly evaluated, that no similar cases are known of such compounds in long-dead bodies, and especially that pre-Columbian transoceanic voyages are highly speculative… Expand
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