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Umi
Human Mummy
Umi
Biographical Information
Name(s) Umi
Age 4 years old
Sex male
Status regular
Height unknown
Source
Culture Egyptian
Date(s) AD 100
Site unknown
Current Location
Location Cincinnati Museum Center
Catalog # Unknown

An Egyptian child mummy now at the Cincinnati Museum Center; experts believe Umi to have been between 3 and 5 years old based on the child’s teeth and jaw, but they do not know how the child died.The cartonnage seems to indicate that it’s a boy, but no names were listed. Caretakers called him 'Umi.'

Mummification

Several amulets of different materials are placed over top of Umi’s body.

References

https://www.thenortherner.com/news/2019/01/18/whos-umi-what-to-know-about-nkus-mummy-project/

External Links

http://www.fox19.com/story/11534250/mummies-found-to-have-heart-disease

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