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High-tech identifies museum mummy

Egyptologist Dr. Bob Brier, explains the wrapped 21st Dynasty Mummy that underwent advanced technology CT scans and X-rays recently at Albany Medical Center to students left to right, Beth Gannon, Bill Gannon, Liana Pondillo and Rokeya Sultana at The Albany Institute of History & Art.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Egyptologist Dr. Bob Brier, explains the wrapped 21st Dynasty Mummy that underwent advanced technology CT scans and X-rays recently at Albany Medical Center to students left to right, Beth Gannon, Bill Gannon, Liana Pondillo and Rokeya Sultana at The Albany Institute of History & Art.
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The mummy Ankhefenmut lives again. “There’s an ancient Egyptian saying — ‘To say the name of the dead is to make him live again.’ That’s kind of what we’re doing here,” said Bob Brier, an Egyptologist who teaches seminars on mummies and a course in Egyptian history at Long Island University Post. On Thursday, Brier and officials at the Albany Institute of History & Art announced that one of the museum’s oldest residents has been ...


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Richpow
March 21, 2013
11 p.m.

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Glad someone finally straightened this out; just glad I didn't need a cat scan in 1988

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