Application of segmentation and 3D rendering techniques in the mummies of Cangrande della Scala (1291-1329) and S. Giacomo della Marca (1391-1476)

Computed Tomography (CT) has become a routinely non-invasive technique in paleopathology, allowing…


Paleopatologia delle mummie naturali di goriano valli (l’aquila)

Lo studio paleopatologico delle mummie medioevali e post-medioevali italiane riveste un altissimo…


Cysticercosis in an egyptian mummy

The Egyptian mummy of a young woman aged about 20, dating back to the late Ptolemaic period (II-I…


Il DNA di Federico II

La mummia che, in quanto tale, conserva ancora i tessuti molli, è semplicemente un archivio…


The rector of the hospital and his wife: two artificial mummies of the late 15th century from siena

Two artificial mummies found in the hospital church of S. Maria della Scala in Siena (Tuscany,…


A new case of ancient restoration on an Eyptian Mummy

A new example of restoration performed by the ancient Egyptian embalmers on a mummified body is…


Multinodular goiter in a nineteenth-century italian mummy

The enlargement of the thyroid gland has attracted the attention of mankind since the dawn of…


Paleopathology of a nobleman from Popoli (Italy)

The paleopathology of a mummified nobleman from a crypt under the Church of the Holy Trinity in…


Smallpox in renaissance italian mummy

The mummy of a two year old child, who died in Naples about the middle of the sixteenth century,…


Large bladder stone and severe arthritis in a natural mummy of the early 19th century from borgo cerreto (spoleto, central italy)

The natural mummy of an adult woman was found in the crypt of the church of “Saints Jesus and Mary”…