| Guanche Mummy of Madrid |
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|Name(s)||Guanche Mummy of Madrid|
|Age||30 to 34 years old|
|Date(s)||Discovered in the 18th century|
|Site||Found in Barraco de Herques, south of Tenerife, between the towns of Fasnia and Güímar.|
|Location||The National Archaeological Museum of Spain|
==Biography== The mummy was found in Barraco de Herques, south of Tenerife, between the towns of Fasnia and Güímar. The mummy arrived in Madrid in the 18th century where it was presented as a gift to King Charles III of Spain. Since then the mummy was moved from the Royal Library, to the National Museum of Anthropology and finally its current location, the National Archaeological Museum of Spain.
==Mummification== This mummy was intentionally desiccated among with other members of the Guanche people. Thought to be made in the 15th century through similar means of embalming as those used in Ancient Egypt.
This mummy is thought to be the best preserved mummy of the Guanche people.
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