Sarcophagi from ancient Egypt undergo CT test in Israeli hospital to examine craftsmanship

Sarcophagi used by ancient Egyptians to hold mummies have undergone CT tests in Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek hospital.

The purpose is to identify the steps the artist took thousands of years ago to make the elaborate coffin.

The oldest sarcophagus handed to the Israeli hospital is from about 3,000 years ago.

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