Beckett RG et al. A Paleoimaging study of human mummies held in the mother church of Gangi, Sicily: Implications for mass casualty methodology

Raffaella Bianucci, Luca Sineo, Roberto Micciche, Grazia Mattutino, Andreas G. Nerlich, Simon T Donell, Francesco M Galassi

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Abstract

We are grateful to Beckett et al. for their reply [1]. With regard to the points raised from this response to our letter, we would first wish to underline that Sineo et al. performed macro-morphological observations of bodies exhibited to public display and not held by a Museum [2,3]. If no manipulations of the bodies occur, the observation of wax masks (or entire mummies) does not violate the law. Furthermore, literary description of funerary rituals applied to crypt mummies is a common procedure in demo-ethno-anthropology [2,3]. Hence, other scholars’ publications should be quoted...
Original languageEnglish
Article number200430
Number of pages2
JournalForensic Imaging
Volume24
Early online date2021
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2021

Keywords

  • Paleoimaging
  • mummies of Gangi

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