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Science  03 Jun 2005:
Vol. 308, Issue 5727, pp. 1415
DOI: 10.1126/science.1113656

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Mummy. The Inside Story. At the British Museum, London, through 14 August 2005. www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk/mummy

Mummy. The Inside Story. By John H. Taylor. British Museum Press, London, 2004. 48 pp. Paper, £5.99. ISBN 0-7141-1962-8. Abrams, New York. Paper, $14.95, C$22.50. ISBN 0-8109-9181-0.

The film uses CT-scan data to present a virtual unwrapping of the 3000-year-old mummy of Nesperennub, priest of Karnak.