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CT scans uncover new findings about Kansas City mummies


November 12, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two mummies owned by the Kansas City Museum have new stories to tell after CT scans revealed information about their background for the first time in centuries.

The mummies will now join the "Mummies of the World" traveling exhibit to tour for the next few years, the Kansas City Star reported .

CT scan results recently identified the mummies as a man and a woman, both in their 20s, who lived and died about 650 years ago in the Andes highlands near Lake Titicaca in South America. The scans were initially conducted at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City in September....

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