The mummy of the unknown Mr. X from Achmim in Upper Egypt dates from the Ptolemaic period and is approximately 2300 years old. Along with the mummy of Ms. X, the first virtual mummy, it belongs to the collection of the August Kestner Museum in Hanover.
For Mr. X, it was possible for the first time to record the mummy in its entire length with CT cross-sectional images at 1 mm intervals. The forearms of Mr. X are crossed on the chest. The feet are separated from the legs and lie next to and across them, respectively. Since other cases are known where a mummy was compressed to make it fit a too small coffin, it seems possible that this was done here as well.
- Renate Germer, Karl Heinz Höhne: Mr. X und Voxel Man [Mr. X and Voxel Man]. In Rosemarie Drenkhahn, Renate Germer (ed.): Mumie und Computer II, Kestner-Museum, Hannover, 2003, ch. 10, 51-53 (ISBN 978-3-924029-32-6).
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