Mummies

Known as: Mummy 
Bodies preserved either by the ancient Egyptian technique or due to chance under favorable climatic conditions.
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to determine whether ancient Egyptians had atherosclerosis. BACKGROUND The worldwide… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
of paleohistology 369 Rehydration of desiccated tissues 370 Embedding and processing of mummified 
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Bone and soft tissue samples from 85 ancient Egyptian mummies were analyzed for the presence of ancient Mycobacterium… (More)
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2002
2002
The identification of genetic material from pathogenic organisms in ancient tissues provides a powerful tool for the study of… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a well-known disease that is part of the aging process and also one of the most common diseases among… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Simple spirits consider mammalian erythrocytes as membrane-surrounded hemoglobin-containing vesicles floating in circulation… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The existence of tuberculosis in the pre-Columbian Americas is controversial because the morphology of the lesion is not specific… (More)
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Review
1992
Review
1992
Stillbirths, mummies, abortions, and early embryonic death have a substantial impact on the profitability of a farm in both… (More)
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
Artificial mummification was practised in Egypt from ∼ 2600 BC until the fourth century AD. Because of the dry Egyptian climate… (More)
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1979
1979
This first report of the application of computed tomography (CT) to the study of ancient mummies, the desiccated brain of a boy… (More)
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