| Oslo Mummies |
|Age||600-2500 Years Old|
Though so far unknown the most likely mummification technique used would have been ancient Chinchorro natural mummification techniques. This is achieved through the soil make up of northern Chile, with soil that is rich in nitrates and salts that help preserve the body. the hot dry conditions help to ensure the drying and mummification process.
The mummies are currently being studied at the Oslo University.
Found in 2015, these mummies were not well known and did not receive a wide amount of press.
Arriaza, B. (1995, March). Chile's Chinchorro mummies. Retrieved from http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/1995/03/chinchorro-mummies/arriaza-text
Hagen, K. O. (2015, April 3). Found 2500 year old mummies in museum warehouse. Retrieved from https://www.nrk.no/ho/fant-2500-ar-gamle-mumier-pa-museumslager-i-oslo-1.12239509
Lanneskog, T. (2015, March 4). Found 2500 year old mummies in Oslo warehouse. Retrieved from https://thornews.com/2015/03/04/found-2500-years-old-mummies-in-oslo-museum-warehouse/