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Mummified Child

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Duration: 0:03:13 | Added: 23 Jan 2017
On growing up and dying in ancient and modern populations.

What can we learn about the lives of ancient populations and how does this compare to modern societies? The boy lived during the Roman period of ancient Egypt (AD80–120), a time we know a lot about due to the Romans taking censuses and records of illness. With Professor Sarah Harper, Gerontology, University of Oxford.
Object number: AN1888.820

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