Schepenese

Name: Schepenese, daughter of a priest

Individual’s age: >30 years

Historical age: approx. 700-650 B.C.

Sex: female

Origin: Egypt, details unknown

Type of mummification: artificial

Examinations carried out: Conventional X-ray and Computed Tomography

Diseases and other special characteristics: Bandages in orbita and mouth, linen in the abdominal cavity, fractured right femur, Harrislines in both femur, dental abrasion.

Museum: Stiftsbibliothek, St. Gallen

Literature:

  • A. Küffer / R. Siegmann, “Unter dem Schutz der Himmelsgöttin – Ägyptische Särge, Mumien und Masken in der Schweiz”, Zürich, Chronos 2007.
  • P. Müller / R. Siegmann Schepenese – Die ägyptische Mumie der Stiftsbibliothek St.Gallen. St.Gallen 1998

Media/Press:

Reconstruction out of CT-Scan