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Mummy of San Andres

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Biography Edit

This mummy was found, along with many other mummies, on the Canary Islands in Spain. It is one of the best preserved or the Guanche mummies. It is a 25-30 year old male that was discovered on a wooden board, within a cave, inside a ravine, near the village of San Andres (Anaga Massif).

The Guanche necropolis of Uchova was discovered in 1933, and The Mummy of San Andres was found within. It later become part of the collections of the Museum of Nature and Man or Santa Cruz de Tenerife in 1958, and remains there today.

Mummification Edit

The Mummy of San Andres was found partially covered with goat skin sewn with strips of skin and tendons. This mummy was not embalmed, but rather naturally preserved within a cave.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mummy_of_San_Andr%C3%A9s

http://www.museosdetenerife.org/carabus/cibercarabus.php?ID=3377&al_id_mus=3

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guanches

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guanche_mummies

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