Thursday, March 24, 2005

Mummy specialists uncover secrets
"Skeletal remains held by the National Museum of Scotland have been identified as a lost Egyptian queen and her child . . . . The lost queen is believed to be a Nubian princess who joined the Egyptian royal family through an ancient dynastic marriage.Using strontium isotope analysis, which examines the composition of tooth enamel, and carbon dating, the team was able to prove the remains were of Egyptians and dated to around 1650BC". See the 3-page article for more.

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