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Emily Teeter of the Oriental Institute co-authors study of mummy scans

Emily Teeter, an Egyptologist and research associate at the Oriental Institute, has co-authored a paper with Michael Vannier (Department of Radiology, University of Chicago Medical Center) on the recent CT scans of Mummy Meresamun, now on display at the museum of the Oriental Institute. From the paper:

Although numerous books, journal articles, reports, and news articles discuss CT scanning of mummies, no comparable examination exists in terms of the details found, number of images generated, technical specifications of the imaging system, and computer-graphics results.

Click here for an interactive look at the results of the scans.

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