| Paracas Mummy |
|Date(s)||800 B.C. to 100 B.C|
|Location||Everhart Museum Scranton PA|
Because in some of the bones, the growth plates weren't fused, they estimated the age to be in the late teens.
Several toes were missing, it's possible that the youth lost his toes to frostbite or infection, or the toes may have broken off after mummification. Otherwise there were no signs of trauma or healed fractures.
Radiologists did detect abnormal calcium deposits in the spine. He likely suffered from a metabolic disorder such as pseudogout (a type of arthritis) or hypoparathyroidism (reduced production of parathyroid hormone).