Making a Modern Mummified Man: Gotta-See Video

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Mummies are thought to be ancient, dried up and long dead, but they aren't ALL like that. This mummy is named Alan, and he's getting mummified in the traditional Egyptian way. The thing is, it happened only this year and we had high-definition cameras rolling the whole time.

What was once a sacred and secret method of Pharaonic preservation can now be performed by these specialists on a modern human. Learn how the doctors mummify Alan, and watch them do it. via Curiosity

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