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Tamut
Tayesmutengebtiu
Tayesmutengebtiu
Human Mummy
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Biographical Information
Name(s) Tayesmutengebtiu
Age (30 year+)
Sex Female
Status
Height 157 cm (5 feet 2 inches)
Source
Culture Egyptian
Date(s) Early 22nd Dynasty, about 900 BC
Site Thebes, Egypt
Current Location
Location The British Museum
Catalog #

BiographyEdit

This mummy, known as Tamut, is believed to have been a singer of Egypt's Temple of Karnak in 900 BC. As the daughter of an elite priest, she is called “Lady of the House” and “Chantress of Amun.”

MummificationEdit

She was found near Egypt's Nile Valley.

StudiesEdit

CT scans reveals she died in her early thirties.

Pathology Edit

Signs of aherosclerosis (plaque in the arteries) and dental abscess were found in this mummy.

Additional InfoEdit

http://www.britishmuseum.org/whats_on/past_exhibitions/2014/ancient_lives,_new_discoveries/eight_mummies.aspx#Tamut

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