The Franklin Institute located in Philadelphia invites visitors to attend an exhibition called The Mummies of the World. This is the mummy of a child from Peru who died 6500 years ago at the age of 8-10 months due to a heart disease. It is one of the oldest mummies in the world and is over 3000 years elder than the mummy of Tutu Pharaoh.
Every exhibit here is unique. You can see the remains of a dog buried in the swamps of Germany 500 years ago or bones of a child who lived in Peru 6420 years ago. The Peruvian mummy lived in the 13 century AD.
The exhibits were prepared in collaboration with experts from 15 leading European institutions and taken to many large cities of the USA. The mummy of an ancient Egyptian.
The 10-year-old girl is looking at the the mummy of an adult person found in the caves of Chile.
The woman with children were found in the South America.
The mummy of Michael Orlovits born in Hungary in 1765. The mummies of his family members were found during the reconstruction of a Dominican church. Cold and dry air of that place as well as the pine oil allowed the mummies to be preserved till our days.
The investigations held showed that Veronica Orlovits and her husband suffered from severe tuberculosis. Besides, some other traumas and injuries were found on their bodies.
Another member of the family, Johannes Orlovits.
Computer tomography and other scientific methods help in mummy studying. Using them, we can find out how people lived and died. The method is non-invasive and gives three-dimensional image of a mummy enabling to preserve it for future generations.
Scanning results of the Orlovits mummy obtained in a Californian medical center.
Scan session of the Orlovits mummy.
The mummy of the pre-Columbian era found on the territory of a desert in Chile.
A howler monkey mummy from the South Africa.
The Egyptian lived 400 years B.C.E.
As the day of the exhibition approaches, the employees of the Californian scientific center are sealing the glass cube containing a sarcophagus and Egyptian mummy.