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Mystery of Mummified Lung Solved

New analysis reveals that a copper belt might have contributed to the mummification of a lung belonging to Merovingian royalty.

Published On 04/18/2016
4:00 PM EDT
The copper alloy belt worn by Arnegunde helped the lung preservation. | Réunion des Musées nationaux et Musée d'Archéologie nationale