A glimpse beneath the bandages: Egyptian child mummy gets a CT scan in a bid to uncover its secrets
Two ancient Egyptian child mummies are being scanned at St Bernward hospital in Hildesheim, Germany to detect any peculiarities
Embalmed remains are from the Roemer und Pelizaeus Museum
Any detected abnormalities could contribute to a better understanding of the mummifcation techniques used in ancient Egyptian
By Sarah Griffiths for MailOnline
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From hidden amulets to signs of violence and disease, the secret lives of the ancient Egyptians have been unveiled using CT scans to see inside mummies' bandages.
An ancient Egyptian child mummy is undergoing the investigative but non-invasive process at St Bernward hospital in Hildesheim, Germany.
The hospital will examine two child mummies from Roemer und Pelizaeus Museum in Hildesheim to any detect peculiarities