The pregnant Egyptian mummy is prepared for X-ray scans at a medical centre in Otwock near Warsaw, Poland in December 2015. Photo: Warsaw Mummy Project via AFP The pregnant Egyptian mummy is prepared for X-ray scans at a medical centre in Otwock near Warsaw, Poland in December 2015. Photo: Warsaw Mummy Project via AFP
The pregnant Egyptian mummy is prepared for X-ray scans at a medical centre in Otwock near Warsaw, Poland in December 2015. Photo: Warsaw Mummy Project via AFP

World’s first pregnant Egyptian mummy discovered in Poland

  • Scientists saw a tiny foot when looking at X-ray images of the 2,000-year-old remains
  • The mummy was originally thought to be a male priest, but is now believed to be a woman

Topic |   Archaeology and paleontology
The pregnant Egyptian mummy is prepared for X-ray scans at a medical centre in Otwock near Warsaw, Poland in December 2015. Photo: Warsaw Mummy Project via AFP The pregnant Egyptian mummy is prepared for X-ray scans at a medical centre in Otwock near Warsaw, Poland in December 2015. Photo: Warsaw Mummy Project via AFP
The pregnant Egyptian mummy is prepared for X-ray scans at a medical centre in Otwock near Warsaw, Poland in December 2015. Photo: Warsaw Mummy Project via AFP
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