Journal of Biological Research Vol. LXXX, N. 1, 2005
Proceedings V World Congress on Mummy Studies

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Collana: Journal of biological research
2006, pp 360
Rubbettino Editore, Riviste, Journal of Biological Research, 2005
isbn: 1826883850080
IN THIS VOLUME: PRESENTATION OF THE PROCEEDINGS E. Rabino Massa LECTURES D. Brothwell On entering the small world of elements, molecules and micromorphology E. Fulcheri Pathophysiology of Mummification Symposium 1 APPLIED TECHNOLOGY IN MUMMIES A.C.Aufderheide,A. Nissenbaum, L. Cartmell Hydrocarbon contamination of Egyptian embalming resin: C14 dating effects C. Bou, P. Pomar, J.Treil, E. Rabino Massa, G. Larrouy C.A.D. (Concept Aided Design ) study of excerebration: application to 20 Egyptian mummy heads from the Marro Collection,Turin J. Elias, C. Lupton The role of computed axial tomography in the study of the mummies of Akhmim, Egypt S. Frey,H. Gill-Robinson,A.Thelen, S. Hirsch, N. Ladrière, P. Hering Holographic surface imaging for archaeological applications M.C. Martina, F. Cesarani, R. Boano,A.M. Donadoni Roveri,A. Ferraris, R. Grilletto,G. Gandini Kha and Merit:multidetector computed tomography and 3D reconstructions of two mummies from the Egyptian Museum of Turin F. Cesarani, M.C. Martina, R. Boano,A.M. Donadoni Roveri,A. Ferraris, R. Grilletto,G. Gandini The three sisters:multidetector computed tomography and 3D reconstructions of three sister mummies from the Egyptian Museum of Turin H. Gill-Robinson,T.Allard Imaging the “Windeby Child” M. Borla,A. Giuliano The study of ancient Egyptian fingerprints: preliminary remarks L. Pedrini,V. Cortese, F. Cesarani, M.C. Martina,A. Ferraris, R. Grilletto, R. Boano, R. Bianucci, R.P. Evershed, K.A. Clark,T. Higham, C. Ramsey, G. Gandini, E. Rabino Massa The “mummy in the dress” of the Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography of the University of Turin M. Castro,D. Busel, C. Camargo, M. Moraga, E. Llop, E. Durán The prince of el Plomo: new studies 50 years after its discovery Symposium 2 PALEOPATHOLOGY, PALEOPARASITOLOGY O.Appenzeller, H.C. Gunga, C. Qualls, R. Furlan,A. Porta, S.G. Lucas,A.B. Heckert, K. Kirsch, M.A. Costa Junqueira, S.E.Guillén, M. Sander,T. Schneider, B. Blottner A hypothesis: autonomic rhythms are reflected in growth lines of teeth in humans and extinct archosaurs F. Bauduer Diseases and therapies in ancient Egypt: what can mummies and other human remains tell us? J. Denton, J. Mann,A.R. David Possible evidence of pregnancy and or famine in an ancient nubian female M. Ege,A. Nerlich,A. Zink Epidemiological analysis of tomb complexes from the necropolis of Thebes-West W. Salo,A.C.Aufderheide,M. Madden, J. Streitz, J. Buikstra, G. Fornaciari The paleoepidemiology of American trypanosomiasis (Chagas disease) P. Rutherford Schistosomiasis in modern and ancient tissues Zink, S. Köhler,N. Motamedi, U. Reischl, H.Wolf,A.G. Nerlich Preservation and identification of ancient M. tuberculosis complex DNA in Egyptian mummies N. Cerutti,A. Santovito,M.Turina, F. Crobu, E. Rabino Massa Detection of Plasmodium falciparum ancient DNA in Egyptian mummies M. Spigelman, C. Greenblatt, K.Vernon, MI. Zylber S. Sheridan,D.Van Gerven, Z. Shaheem, F. Hansraj, H. Donoghue Preliminary findings on the paleomicrobiological study of 400 naturally mummified human remains from Upper Nubia P.Thillaud,Y. Glon, P. Charlier, J.N.Vignal Autopsy of the mummy of “Fin-Renard”, Bourges (France) Symposium 3 FORENSICS, TATOOS, HAIR & TEETH Rodríguez-Martín, R. Guichón, N. Flegenheimer,M. Martín-Oval Forensic, anthropological and pathological analysis of the Guanche mummies from Necoche (Argentina) G. Fornaciari, L. Costantini, R. Ciranni Mortal gunshot wound in an early 19th century mummy from central Italy R. Lallo, R.Testi, M. Massimelli, R. Bianucci, R. Boano, E. Rabino Massa A South American embalmed head D. Meaglia, E. Costa, F. Barbero, E. Rabino Massa Archeological hair in paleobiological research L. Cartmell, A.C.Aufderheide, D. Caprara, J. Klein, G. Koren What were they drinking? A preliminary study of alcohol metabolites in Andean mummy hair J. Miller Dental health in ancient Egypt A. Peluso,V. De Agostini, I. Pettenati-Soubayroux, R. Lallo, E. Bresci, E. Rabino Massa Dental conditions of Egyptian heads: radiological and direct examination Symposium 4 ADVANCES IN MUMMY STUDIES IN BRAZIL A. Brancaglion Jr,T.Andrade Lima, S. Mendonça de Souza The Egyptian collection of Museu Nacional,Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and the conservation of mummies in a tropical environment D.K. Meier, K.J. Reinhard, S. Mendonça de Souza The Egyptian Mummy “Hori”: a conservation assessment of Brazil’s Museu Nacional’s Egyptian Mummy “Hori” for Exhibition C. Calza, M.J.Anjos, S. M. F. Mendonça de Souza,A. Brancaglion Jr, R.T. Lopes Pigments analysis in cartonages of an Egyptian mummy of the Roman period using X-ray fluorescence spectrometry S. Chaves,A. Brancaglion Jr. Pollen analysis from the resin used for embalming a mummy from the Roman period of I century AC – Museu Nacional (MN/UFRJ), Brazil. A.Araújo, K. Reinhard,A. Fernandes, L. Sianto, M.L.C. Gonçalves, S.M. L. Mendonça de Souza, L.F. Ferreira Mummy studies and parasite infections in Brazil M.L.C. Gonçalves, C. Schnel, L. Sianto, F. Bouchet, M. Le Bailly, K.J. Reinhard, L.F. Ferreira,A.Araújo Protozoan infection in archaeological material V.Wesolowski, C. Rodrigues-Carvalho,D.K. Meier A Titicaca mummy bundle and an Atacameño mummy in the collection of The National Museum at Rio de Janeiro, Brazi l S. Mendonça de Souza, F. Nascimento, K.J. Reinhard,A.Araújo The Jivaro shrunken heads from the National Museum, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: authentic or counterfeits? Symposium 5 METHODS OF MUMMIFICATION, FUNERARY ARCHAEOLOGY A. Brier, R.S.Wade Tools of the ancient embalmers A.G. Nerlich, J. Falter,A. Zink Why did the Egyptians use natron for artificial embalming? An experimental study on organ mummification B. Frohlich, N. Bazarsad,D. Hunt, and N. Batbold Human mummified remains from the Southern Gobi Deset.rPr eliminary report on the finds of ten executed individuals dating to the end of the great mongolian empire. E. Bonis Body preservation in the Middle Ages: natural and artificial mummies A.R. David Natsef-Amun, keeper of the bulls: a comparative study of the paleopathology and archaeology of an Egyptian mummy E. Strouhal Examination of mummies from the tomb of Iufaa at Abusir (Egypt) Trafford Exploring the contextual and symbolic relationships between mummies and texts in Old Kingdom pyramids F. Bauduer The royal mummies of ancient Egypt:An odyssey of discoveries and a fascinating source of data D.C. Cook Transitory mummies: hopewell tombs and the conservation of the dead G.P. Lombardi, U. García-Cáceres Human remains at Caral, Peru: the earliest human sacrifice? K.C. Nystrom Chachapoya mummies from the Laguna Huayabamba M. Lenares, M. Longhena, G. Gruppioni Ethno-anthropological study of a pre-columbian peruvian mummy, using radiological and physico-chemical analyses G.P. Lombardi, U. García-Cáceres The mummies of San Lorenzo Island C. Bourbou Too small to be noticed? Children mummies reveal they stories Symposium 6 CONSERVATION OF MUMMIES AND MUMMIES IN MUSEUMS D. Brothwell The Tyrolean Iceman and questions of taphonomy and tissue identification A.Corthals Now what? Pre-and post-analysis preservation of ancient animal and human molecular products M. Jeziorska, P. I. Lambert-Zazulak,O.Appenzeller,A.R. David, S. Guillén Natural preservation of tissues – Not so bad after all R. Metcalfe,A.R. David A minimally destructive method for determining protein preservation M. Jeziorska, R.Wade,M.Walker,O.Appenzeller Egyptian versus natural mummification: tracking the differences in loss of tissue antigenicity P.I. Lambert-Zazulak The international ancient Egyptian mummy tissue bank A.Vatandoust, M. Hadian “Saltman” a new archaeological discovery: scientific investigation and conservation Fiore Marochetti, C. Oliva, K. Doneux,A. Curti, F. Janot The mummies of Kha and Merit: embalming ritual and restauration work M. Bazzocchi, E. D’Amicone, M.C. Dossi, F.Toso, L.Vigna A mummy in Venice: preliminary report about a work in progress D.T. Mininberg The museum’s mummies: an inside view R. Ciranni,D. Pangoli,V. Giuffra,D. Caramella, E. Bresciani F. Silvano,G. Fornaciari Paleopathological study of the Egyptian mummies collected in Italy: the Anubis Project. C. El-Bcheraoui,O. Dutour,G. Boëtsch Egyptian and Middle Eastern mummies in public museums outside Egypt M. Girotti, K.Al-Hariri,S.Al-Kayem, R. Boano, S. Harter-Lailheugue, C. El-Bcheraoui,D. Chevé, E. Fulcheri, E. Rabino Massa, G. Boëtsch The mummies of the Archaeology Museum of Palmyra C. Rodríguez-Martín, R. González-Antón, M. Martín Oval, C. Rosario,M. del Arco, C. del Arco, R. Guichón, N. Flegenheimer The restitution of two Guanche mummies from Tenerife by Necochea (Argentina) L.Vigna The mummies deposit of the Egyptian Museum of Turin L.Ventura,A. Ranieri, G. Miranda, G. Fornaciari, Gaetano Corrado A pioneer in ophthalmology, forensic medicine and... paleopathology Symposium 7 MUMMIES AND THE PUBLIC N. Gabrielli Some suggestions for approaching the study and the conservation of ancient human biological remains. A synthesis of the conservation work in the body of the blessed Margherita di Savoia R. Gorini Mummies as medicinal tools M.D Meneses Fernández, M. García Morales, F. Estévez González Remote ancestors or scientific evidence? Pre-Hispanic mummies from the Canary Islands in the media G. Conlogue, R. Beckett,A. Bravo, J.Taylor, R. Horne, R.Wade, L. Cartmell, U.P. Schmiedl, J. Jones, G. Stanley, N.H. Haskell,A.Aufderheide, L. Engel, M.O. Smith,A. Cambell,A. Bucher, S.Walbaum Entertaining mummies: embalming for the sideshow J. Day “Mummymania”:mummies,museums and popular culture Symposium 8 FROZEN MUMMIES J. Reinhard, C. Ceruti Rescue archeology of the inca mummy on mount quehuar, argentina R. Bruttini, M. Samadelli The effects of energy sources on the Iceman’s low temperature storage conditions in the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology A. Nerlich, E. Egarter-Vigl, B.E. Bachmeier,A. Zink Histological investigation of a bone core biopsy of the Tyrolean Iceman A.Schmidl,W. Kofler, K. Oeggl Was the Neolithic Tyrolean Iceman,“Ötzi” a shepherd A.G. Nerlich, B.E. Bachmeier,A. Zink, E. Egarter-Vigl Histological and biochemical evidence for an intravital stab wound on Ötzi´s right hand POSTER PRESENTATIONS M.M. del Arco Aguilar, M.C. Rosario Adrián, C. del Arco Aguilar,M.Martín Oval, R. González Antón, C. Rodríguez Martín Macroscopic study of the Guanche mummies from Necoche (Argentina) R. Bianucci, R. Boano,G. Carnazza, R Lallo,G. Mattutino, C.Torre, E. Rabino Massa CT scan and 3D reconstructions of Pre-Dynastic child mummy 527 B* (Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography of Turin) J. Campbell, R.A. David Some aspects of the practice of pharmacy in ancient Egypt 1850 B.C. to 1300 B.C. A.F. Cesarani, M.C. Martina,V. Capussotto,A. Giuliano, R. Grilletto, R. Boano,A.M. Donadoni, M. Celia, G. Gandini Facial reconstruction project R. Floris, G. Floris,V.M. Nurchi,A.Argiolas, G. Coinu The mysterious mummy of Cagliari M. Harari, R. Zacco, E. Cappellini,D. Caramelli, R. Benozzo,A. Sparavigna The head of Pavia K. Oeggl,W. Kofler,A. Schmidl, New aspects to the diet of the Neolithic Tyrolean Iceman “Ötzi“ A. Rauch, K. Herrmann, F. Rösing Natural mummification as a basis for forensic interpretation of time since M.C. Rosario Adrián, M.M. del Arco Aguilar, M.C. del Arco Aguilar,M. Martín Oval, R. González Antón, C. Rodríguez Martín Museography of the Guanche mummies from Necochea ( Argentina) N. Salis,A. Giuliano, E. La Sala, P.L. Baima Bollone, E. Rabino Massa Preliminary analysis of dermatoglyphs in mummies: a valid recording method L.Ventura, C. Mercurio, C. Guidotti, G. Fornaciari Tissue identification and histologic findings in four specimens from Egyptian canopic jars L.Ventura, G. Miranda,T.Ventura, G. Fornaciari Anthropology and paleopathology of the natural mummies of Navelli (central Italy).Preliminary results