Egyptology

How Did This ‘Screaming Mummy’ Really Die?

How Did This ‘Screaming Mummy’ Really Die?

Her unsettling, seemingly agonised facial expression gave this ancient Egyptian mummy the nickname “screaming woman.” A new analysis claims that this shocking pose is actually related to the woman’s cause of death, an apparent heart attack. But other scientists are sceptical, saying the open-mouthed scream likely only appeared well after…