Egypt Picture - The Lyons Sailor

The Lyons Sailor

The Lyons Sailor




The Lyons Sailor


In 1985, Professor Jean-Claude Goyon and a team of medical experts undertook a detailed examination of a mummy in the Guimet Museum of Natural History in Lyons. Analysis of the head provided information on skull preservation and removal of the brain. This mummy was wrapped in strips torn from a sail, and his lungs had marks typically made from dust. Based on these clues, it is believed he was a sailor.

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