Research Article

Reconstructing the Life of an Unknown (ca. 500 Years-Old South American Inca) Mummy – Multidisciplinary Study of a Peruvian Inca Mummy Suggests Severe Chagas Disease and Ritual Homicide

  • Stephanie Panzer,

    Affiliation: Department of Radiology, Trauma Center Murnau, Murnau, Germany and Biomechanics Laboratory, Paracelsus Medical University Salzburg and Trauma Center Murnau, Murnau, Germany

  • Oliver Peschel,

    Affiliation: Institute of Legal Medicine, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, Germany

  • Brigitte Haas-Gebhard,

    Affiliation: Bavarian State Archaeological Collection and Museum, Munich, Germany

  • Beatrice E. Bachmeier,

    Affiliation: Institute of Laboratory Medicine, Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich, Germany

  • Carsten M. Pusch,

    Affiliation: Institute of Anthropology and Human Genetics, Eberhard-Karls-University Tübingen, Germany

  • Andreas G. Nerlich mail

    Affiliation: Institute of Pathology, Academic Clinic München-Bogenhausen, Munich, Germany

  • Published: February 26, 2014
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0089528

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Posted by quebee123 on 27 Feb 2014 at 03:41 GMT

This is absolutely amazing. The dedicated research is very impressive and it is very very neat to read from start to finish. Wow!

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