CT Scans Unravel Mysteries of Field Museum’s Mummies

Without opening its wooden coffin nor unbinding its wrappings, this CT scan was taken in 2010 of Field Museum mummy 11517, who proved to be a teenage boy.

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Chicago Sun-Times article by Kara Spak (with photos by John H. White) on the portable CT scanning project undertaken by the Anthropology Department at The Field Museum in July 2011.