Mummies of the World

Not for the faint of heart!
10-month-old baby who lived in Peru 6,420 years ago, an aristocrat of the 17th century, the South African woman with a tattoo on each breast and on her face, the woman with tuberculosis, a child with heart disease and one with a tumor on his face. "Mummies of the world" - a traveling exhibition of mummies, the largest ever to exist in history. 45 mummies and 95 artifacts from 15 museums in seven countries. The exhibition opened yesterday at the Museum of Science of California at Los Angeles. Soon she will leave for a three-year tour of the United States.

The mummy of an adult male of the pre-Columbian Atacama Desert (currently in Chile). (AP)

Detmold child: Peruvian mummy 8-10-month-old baby, who died 6,500 years ago, probably from heart disease. The mummy was loaned to the exhibition Museum Detmold, Germany. This is one of the oldest mummies in the world, it precedes even the famous Pharaoh Tutu on more than 3000 years. (KPA / ZUMA / REX FEATURES)

Orlovits family was part of a group of XVIII century mummies discovered in Vac in 1994. They were found during the reconstruction of the Dominican church in the underground tombs. The cold, dry air in the crypt, as well as pine oil allowed the mummified bodies and safely preserved to our days. (AFP / GETTY)

Mummy of a woman of the 19th century Veronica Orlovits a copy dress in which she was buried. (KPA / ZUMA / REX FEATURES)

Mummy Orlovitsa Johannes, who died at the age of one year. The dress and bonnet - a copy of the original clothes in which he was buried. (KPA / ZUMA / REX FEATURES)

Mummy Michael Orlovitsa leaves the scanner in the medical center "Cedars-Sinai" in Los Angeles. (AP)

Snapshot CT skull Michael Orlovitsa. The exhibition "Mummies of the World" will be several multimedia monitors, where people will be able to see the mummified teeth under a microscope, as well as uvidet3-D body scan images and more. (AP)

Mummies Baroness von Schenk Gayern (foreground) and Baron von Holtz, partially covered, at the request of the family. Baron von Holtz was an aristocrat of the 17th century, probably died during the 30-year war in Sommersdorfe. (KPA / ZUMA / REX FEATURES)

Mummy German baroness 17th century Schenk von Gayern. (AFP / GETTY)

Among the mummies on display the mummy have a South African woman with a tattoo on each breast and face. (KPA / ZUMA / REX FEATURES)

Peruvian mummy of a woman closely. Her face can be disassembled oval tattoo. (AFP / GETTY)

In addition to human mummies on display will be the mummy dogs, lizards, fish, rats, hyenas, cats, squirrels, hawks, and this howler from Argentina. (KPA / ZUMA / REX FEATURES)

The mummy of a human fetus, who died on the 30th week of development from a rare defect of the spine. (KPA / ZUMA / REX FEATURES)

Mummy of a woman from Oceania. (KPA / ZUMA / REX FEATURES)

Mummy of a woman 30-50 years, tuberculosis is so strong that it paralyzed his legs. (KPA / ZUMA / REX FEATURES)

The sarcophagus of the Egyptian priest named Nes-Pa-Ka-joke dating back to 650 years BC (KPA / ZUMA / REX FEATURES)

The mummy of a man from Egypt, dating back to 408 BC (AFP / GETTY)

The head of an Egyptian mummy of an adult. (KPA / ZUMA / REX FEATURES)

Peruvian mummy, died at the age of 30 years 1000 years ago. (KPA / ZUMA / REX FEATURES)

Mummy Asian. (KPA / ZUMA / REX FEATURES)

Detail of a mummy is visible through a magnifying glass. (KPA / ZUMA / REX FEATURES)

Peruvian mummy of a child 4-6 years, hair analysis which showed the presence of nicotine. (KPA / ZUMA / REX FEATURES)


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