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 acquiring data about state of preservation, embalming…

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

Lo studio paleopatologico delle mummie medioevali e post-medioevali italiane riveste un altissimo interesse scientifico, per vastità della casistica,…

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Cysticercosis in an egyptian mummy

The Egyptian mummy of a young woman aged about 20, dating back to the late Ptolemaic period (II-I century B.C.) and currently exhibited in the municipal museum…

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Il DNA di Federico II

La mummia che, in quanto tale, conserva ancora i tessuti molli, è semplicemente un archivio biologico più ricco di dati di uno scheletro o di un osso umano.

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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, central Italy) and dated back to the end of the 15th century,…

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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 reported. Imaging study of the mummy labelled 2343 in the…

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Multinodular goiter in a nineteenth-century italian mummy

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

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Paleopathology of a nobleman from Popoli (Italy)

The paleopathology of a mummified nobleman from a crypt under the Church of the Holy Trinity in Popoli (Italy) is described. X-ray in the crypt with Polaroid…

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Smallpox in renaissance italian mummy

The mummy of a two year old child, who died in Naples about the middle of the sixteenth century, revealed a widespread vesiculopustular exanthema

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