Posts Tagged: Andrew Nelson

Micro-CT scans show 2,100-year-old ‘hawk’ mummy a stillborn baby

May 31, 2018

A tiny Egyptian mummy long believed to be that of a hawk is actually a rare example of a near-to-term, severely malformed fetus, says an examination led by mummy expert…

Western researcher and forensic sculptor reject Scottish King Robert’s leprosy label

February 16, 2017

A Western University bio-archaeologist and a Western-trained forensic sculptor have laid to rest a pernicious 700-year-old rumour:  Scottish warrior-king Robert the Bruce did not have leprosy. The suggestion their national…