Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Granville's Mummy Died of TB

This news is 2 years old but still interesting.  Here is a report on Granville's Mummy, one that was unwrapped in the 19th Century:


and here is a contemporary report from a witness to the unwrapping, from a bit in the London Magazine:


Granville found a tumor in the remains and figured the woman, Irtyersenu, had died of cancer, but the tumor was actually benign.

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