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DIET, DISEASE AND DEATH AT DAKHLEH: A HISTOLOGICAL EXAMINATION OF TEN MUMMIES FROM THE KELLIS 1 CEMETERY IN THE DAKHLEH OASIS, EGYPT.

@inproceedings{Lord2012DIETDA,
  title={DIET, DISEASE AND DEATH AT DAKHLEH: A HISTOLOGICAL EXAMINATION OF TEN MUMMIES FROM THE KELLIS 1 CEMETERY IN THE DAKHLEH OASIS, EGYPT.},
  author={C. Lord},
  year={2012}
}
Histology is a technique that has any number of diagnostic uses in modern hospital laboratories. However, as a scientific method employed in the study of ancient and mummified remains, it appears to have lost its popularity.This project explores the advantages and limitations of histology as a technique for such studies. In order to do so, soft tissue and bone samples from ten early Roman Period mummies (30 BCE ? 250 CE) from the Kellis 1 cemetery in the Dakhleh Oasis have been histologically… Expand

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