7. Shocking, ‘First official Pregnant Mummy Found
7. Shocking, History was made recently after researchers discovered that an Egyptian Mummy, who, for decades, was believed to be a male , was actually a female pregnant. The finding were published in a report last month in The Journal of Archaeological Science, mark the only known case of an embalmed pregnant individual’, in the history of world.
Through their Examinations, scientist were able to determine that the woman was between 20 and 30 old when she died and the fetus was approximately 26 to 30 weeks. Since 2015, Ejsmond and team of the researchers had been conducting a study of more than 40 mummies at National Museum in Warsaw Poland. The Particular mummy was found in the Royal Tombs of Thebes, Upper Egypt. Centuries later, radiological exams were conducted, leading researchers to believe the mummy was male. Hieroglyphs on the coffin were also translated around that time to reveal the name of the Egyptian Priest,Hor-Djehuty, according to outlet.
According to their report, scientist believe the body dates backs to the 1st BCE, at this time, it was unclear why female was allegedly in male coffin’s. Ejsmond noted to the Times that there have been previous occasions where the mummy didn’t match the coffin it was placed in, so they were more general about those finding in this report. This Mummy Provides new possibilities pregnancy studies in ancient times, which can be compared with and related to current cases. Further More, this specimen shed light on the unresearched aspect of the ancient Egyptian burial customs and interpretations of the pregnancy in the context of ancient Egyptian religion.
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