The IMPACT Radiological
Mummy Database is a large-scale, multi-institutional
collaborative research project devoted to the
scientific study of mummified remains, and the
mummification traditions that produced them, through
non-destructive medical imaging technologies.
IMPACT focuses on the body, made artifact through cultural or natural intervention, in bioarchaeology, epidemiology, and social archaeology studies of past human societies and their genetic and cultural descendants.
The IMPACT Project has
been successful in the 2011 Digging into Data
Challenge, and will be receiving support from SSHRC
and NEH in 2012 & 2013!
IMPACT has made
arrangements with 49 institutions, to date, to share
their radiographic mummy data, with live online
access expected in Summer 2013.
Designed by A.Wade. Last updated July 2013.