Tagged: mummy

Monday Micro – mummies and ‘kissing bugs’ - Infectious Thoughts

Siouxsie Wiles Mar 03, 2014

The mysterious mummy in the Bavarian State Archaeological Collection For over 100 years, the Bavarian State Archeological Collection in Munich, Germany, has housed an unidentified mummy. No records remained of the mummy. Where had it come from? Who was it? How had the person died? Thanks to science, know we know. To better understand the origin … Read More

Happy Birthday Otzi - Digging the Dirt

Brigid Gallagher Sep 19, 2011

Latest reconstruction of Otzi for the Otzi 20 exhibition 20 years ago today the mummified remains of a man, nicknamed Otzi, was discovered by hikers in the Italian Alps. This find has to be mentioned because it is simply fantastic and quite unique so far, and has led to many many archaeological scientists and preservation experts coming together to understand … Read More