canopic jars

Life and Death in Ancient Egypt: Biomedical Analysis of Mummies and Canopic Jars

The Harvard Semitic Museum welcomes Professor Frank Rühli, Founding Chair and Director of the Institute of Evolutionary Medicine, University of Zurich. Egyptian mummies and the remains found in ancient canopic jars can now be studied in great detail using noninvasive medical imaging techniques such as X-rays and computerized tomography, and chemical analysis using gas chromatography–mass […]