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What Does a 3,000-Year-Old Mummy Sound Like?

Professor David M Howard, Head of Department of Electronic Engineering, Royal Holloway, University of London

30-Jan-20 14:30

What Does a 3,000-Year-Old Mummy Sound Like?

The “voice” of an ancient Egyptian priest can now be heard for the first time in 3,000 years, thanks to a group of researchers who artificially recreated his vocal tract with 3D printing. We find out more about this process and its significance by speaking to one of the researchers.

Produced by: Sharmilla Ganesan

Presented by: Sharmilla Ganesan, Tee Shiao Eek, Juliet Jacobs


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