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Chungará (Arica)

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Abstract

DAVID, A. Rosalie. BENEFITS AND DISADVANTAGES OF SOME CONSERVATION TREATMENTS  FOR EGYPTIAN MUMMIES. Chungará (Arica) [online]. 2001, vol.33, n.1, pp.113-115. ISSN 0717-7356.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0717-73562001000100020.

Mummified remains and associated artifacts are fragile and vulnerable to several types of deterioration, including those factors which result from environmental conditions, physical damage and damage caused by previous inadequate conservation attempts. This paper considers the benefits and disadvantages of the conservation treatments in relation to the preservation of DNA in mummified remains

Keywords : Conservation of mummies; museology; PCR.

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