Mother and child mummies get autopsy 300 years after their death
History is full of surprises and some surprises have mystery behind them. We always marvel how people in old ages used to live without all the technology and medicines and everything that we take for granted.
In 1994, some 250 odd mummies were found in Hungary, buried neatly in caskets and some of the bodies were very well preserved and have been waiting for 300 years in order for the correct technology to be found, so that the mystery behind their death can be solved.
In order to so, scientists are going to use world class medical technology to find out what actually happened to the people who were buried with such preservation and respect in a holy place. Find out for yourselves, what the scientists did to the mummies and how they plan to find out what killed these people 300 years ago.
1 The mother son duo
The mummified bodies are of 38-year-old Veronica Skripetz and her one year old son Johann. The bodies of the mother and son are over 300 years old and were found during an excavation in a Church in 1994 in Hungary. The mother and son were suspected to die of Tuberculosis and the doctors wanted to know what exactly happened to them. That’s why the doctors decided to perform a virtual autopsy on the mummified remains of the bodies. The doctors also decided to perform CT scans on the bodies.