Stunning CT scans of ‘Golden Boy’ mummy from ancient Egypt reveal 49 hidden amulets

Stunning CT scans of ‘Golden Boy’ mummy from ancient Egypt reveal 49 hidden amulets

Incredibly detailed computed tomography (CT scans) of the so-called “Golden Boy”, mummy from ancient Egypt have revealed a hidden treasure of 49 amulets, many of which were made of gold.

The young mummy earned her nickname for the dazzling display of her wealth, which included a gilded head mask found in the mummy’s sarcophagus. Researchers believe he was around 14 or 15 years old when he died because his wisdom teeth hadn’t erupted yet.

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