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Terézia Hausmann
Human Mummy
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Biography:

  • female
  • 28 years old
  • died of tuberculosis
  • approximately 200 years old
  • found in a crypt in Hungary

Mummification:

  • found among 242 other bodies
  • naturally mummified

Studies:

  • DNA was extracted from the mummified body to study and give more insight into tuberculosis when it was most prevalent

References :

Donoghue H. (2013). How a 200-year-old mummy revealed secrets of TB. Retrieved from http://theconversation.com/how-a-200-year-old-mummy-revealed-secrets-of-tb-16209

Hungarian mummies had 12 different strains of TB (2015). Retrieved from http://www.thehistoryblog.com/archives/35809

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