Research projects

Find below an overview of some of our ongoing projects and projects with participation of the SMP.

  • Diagnostic imaging of ancient mummies to understand the evolution of health and disease and esp. application of novel imaging tecniques
    • X-ray and CT as current the gold-standard in mummy imaging
    • Development / Evaluation of other emerging imaging techniques such as MRI and Terahertz
    • Monte Carlo simulation based research on the impact of radiation on ancient dry cells
  • Embalming techniques in Ancient Egypt
  • Meta-analyses of ancient mummy studies

Peruvian mummy undergoing CT-Scan, Source: Siemens Press Picture