The exhibition of mummies in Philadelphia

Within the walls of the Franklin Institute of Philadelphia opened a unique exhibition "Mummies of the World." Here you can see 45 mummies, and 95 items related to mummification. Each mummy has its own secret. For example, a detailed study of the mummy of a child Detmoldskogo found that he died due to heart disease 6500 years ago.

The exhibition of mummies in Philadelphia

Discovered in South America, the mummy of a woman with her children.

The exhibition of mummies in Philadelphia

The mummy of the ancient Egyptians, who lived about 400 BC.

The exhibition of mummies in Philadelphia

On the eve of the opening of the exhibition "Mummies of the World" at the California Research Center staff members, Eric and John sealed glass cube, which contains the sarcophagus and mummy of an Egyptian.

The exhibition of mummies in Philadelphia

Mummy Yoganessa (Johannes Orlovitz) from a family Orlovits.

The exhibition of mummies in Philadelphia

Mummy Orlovits Michael (Michael Orlovits), who was born in Vac, Hungary, in 1765. Mummies Orlovits family members were found in the underground tombs in Vac in 1994 during the reconstruction of the Dominican church. Cold, dry air and pine oil allowed the bodies to be mummified and preserved to this day.

The exhibition of mummies in Philadelphia

Dr. Heather Gill-Frerking (Heather Gill-Frerking) says: "Computed tomography and other scientific methods are very useful in studying mummies, with their help, we can learn more about how people lived and died. So what can we do a three-dimensional recording mummy for the archive that will allow us to study the mummies to save succeeding generations. "

The exhibition of mummies in Philadelphia

Peruvian mummy, who lived in the thirteenth century AD.

The exhibition of mummies in Philadelphia

Ten years old girl is considering an adult mummy that was found in the caves of Chile.

The exhibition of mummies in Philadelphia

Detmoldsky child - a Peruvian mummy of a child age 8-9 months, who died 6,500 years ago, most likely due to heart disease. The mummy was represented at the exhibition of the Museum Detmold, Germany. This is one of the oldest mummies in the world, it is even older than the mummy of Pharaoh Tutu for three thousand years.

The exhibition of mummies in Philadelphia

If you are interested in information about the mummies, we recommend you watch the documentary film "The Mummy Sicily" (Mummies Sicily), in which the Italian scientist Dario Piombino-Mascali is taken for the investigation of the mysterious mummy graves on the island of Sicily. Pictured: The mummy of ancient Egyptian.

The exhibition of mummies in Philadelphia