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Inca mummy

The mummy of a 6-year-old girl was also found on the summit of the Argentinian volcano Llullaillaco, though she showed signs of having been struck by lightning so wasn't sampled. (Credit: Angelique Corthals)

500-year-old 'Maiden' Inca mummy

The so-called 'Maiden' mummy of a 15-year-old Incan girl,

sacrificed 500 years ago, had suffered from a bacterial lung infection at the time of her death, scientists reported July 25.