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Ancient Mummy Gets Modern CT Scan
2013-02-04 10:42:21

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts recently sent a 4,000-year old mummy for a CT scan at a nearby hospital, hoping that modern medical imaging technology might shed new light on the life of the ancient museum resident.


Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.