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Museum unwrapping mummy's story with CT scan

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A three-dimensional image of a CT scan from a 4,000-year-old Egyptian mummy called Tjeby, from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, is shown Friday at the HCA Virginia Imaging center in Richmond, Va.

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CT technician Marion Price operates equipment Friday during a CT scan of the 4,000-year-old Egyptian mummy named Tjeby.

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The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond partnered this week with a medical imaging center to complete a CT scan on Tjeby, its 4,000-year-old mummy, in hopes of piecing together more information about the mummy itself and better understanding the early history of the mummification process.
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    • A three-dimensional image of a CT scan from a 4,000-year-old Egyptian mummy called Tjeby, from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, is shown Friday at the HCA Virginia Imaging center in Richmond, Va.
    • CT technician Marion Price operates equipment Friday during a CT scan of the 4,000-year-old Egyptian mummy named Tjeby.
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