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Oops! Brain-Removal Tool Left in Mummy's Skull

The female Egyptian mummy, dating back 2,400 years, likely died at the age of 40. When she was mummified, the embalmers seem to have left the brain-removal tool in her skull, something discovered by researchers.

Brain removal tool left in mummy's skull

A CT scan of a 2.400-year-old mummy has revealed that a tool used to remove the brain had been left in by accident during the brain-removal process.