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Guanche Mummy of Madrid
Human Mummy
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Biographical Information
Name(s) Guanche Mummy of Madrid
Age 30 to 34 years old
Sex Masculine
Status Ceremonial Mummy
Height N/A
Source
Culture Guanche
Date(s) Discovered in the 18th century
Site Found in Barraco de Herques, south of Tenerife, between the towns of Fasnia and Güímar.
Current Location
Location The National Archaeological Museum of Spain
Catalog #

==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.

PathologyEdit

N/A

Additional InfoEdit

This mummy is thought to be the best preserved mummy of the Guanche people.

External LinksEdit

http://www.epa.eu/arts-culture-and-entertainment-photos/archeology-photos/guanche-mummy-in-madrid-photos-52468198 http://www.mummytombs.com/world/guanche.html http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Guanche_mummy_of_Madrid

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