. In Case You’ve Missed It – Scans Reveal Secrets Of Egypt’s Mummified ‘Golden Boy,’ Buried for 2,300 Years « JO LEE MAGAZINE

NBC NEWS – Radiologists at Cairo University in Egypt used CT scans to non-invasively unwrap the remains, uncovering signs of wealth as well as efforts to ensure his safe passage to the afterlife. According to the authors of a study published Tuesday about the discoveries, 49 precious amulets adorned the remains, including a golden heart scarab that was used to replace the boy’s heart. Egyptian embalmers placed amulets to protect and provide vitality for the body in the afterlife, and a gold tongue amulet was placed inside the mouth to ensure the deceased could speak in the afterlife.

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