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Mummy: Inside View

Mummy: Inside View

A 3,000 year-old mummy has been seen from the inside without removing its wrapping via 3-D visualization technology created by Silicon Graphics.The corpse of the Egyptian priest Nesperennub underwent a virtual dissection, with the inside of the skull, spine and even his bone marrow able to be viewed. The resultant imagery is now being seen in an exhibit(1) at the British Museum. Read more here(2).

1. http://www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk/mummy/index.html
2. http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2004/07/15/MNGKE7LMNM1.DTL&type=news

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