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  1. page home edited ... Frozen in Time: Human Remains from the Dawn of History: ICE MAIDEN'Momia Juanita' ... real…
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    Frozen in Time: Human Remains from the Dawn of History:
    ICE MAIDEN'Momia Juanita'
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    really special!
    {Figure_8.jpg} Ice Maiden, now on display at the Catholic University's Museum of Andean Sanctuaries
    The 'who, what, where, when and how' of the discovery of Ice Maiden's remains
    Click here to find out information about the site of discovery and events which brought the remains to light
    How did she die?
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    remains has determined the cause and context of her death.revealed how she died- its not pretty!
    Insight into the scientific analysis of the Ice Maiden
    A short videoClick here to view some videos showing the Ice Maiden's life before and after she was discovered, including real scientists at work, discovering different aspects of the mummy's lifework.
    Fast Facts for Fast Kids!
    An education section, aimed at K-6 students, outlining the bits most fun and worth knowing in relation toClick here for a few fast facts about the Ice MaidenMaiden!
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  2. page Fast Facts for Fast Kids! edited Did YOU know.... The Ice Maiden lived between 1450 and 1480, thats about 500 years ago! ... Sou…
    Did YOU know....
    The Ice Maiden lived between 1450 and 1480, thats about 500 years ago!
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    Southern Peru
    {121.jpg} Two men, Johan Reinhard and Migual Zarate climbed Mt Ampato in 1955 {122.jpg} Migual spotted some feathers coming out of the snow, and a small Inca burial site {123.jpg} They also spotted a small frozen bundle- truning out to be a young girl over 500 years old!

    Although she looks old and pruny now, she was only 12-14 years old when she died
    {ice_maiden_before.png} The Ice Maiden as seen today {Ice_Maiden_after.png} What the Ice Maiden would have looked like 500 years ago
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  3. page Fast Facts for Fast Kids! edited ... {ice_maiden_before.png} The Ice Maiden as seen today {Ice_Maiden_after.png} What the Ice Maide…
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    {ice_maiden_before.png} The Ice Maiden as seen today {Ice_Maiden_after.png} What the Ice Maiden would have looked like 500 years ago
    Click here to watch her transform back in time!
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    Inca tribe.
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    The Incas had many rituals and celebrations unusual to most people today, such as sacrificing people to Gods. The Ice maiden was actually killed to be a sacrifice to the mountain Gods
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    Because she was being sacrificed she was fed lots of rich, yummy foods, like vegetables, because the Incas didn't want to sacrifice someone hungry and crying.
    If it weren't for two men, who were archaeologists, climbing up the mountain who discovered her, she may have perished in the weather, or been pulled apart by looters. Lucky for them!
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    was discovered, many scientist gathered
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    piece together many bits of
    It was through these smart people, and a science technique called forensic analysis, that we know all this about the Ice Maiden. Talk about smart people!
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  4. page Insight into the scientific analysis of the Ice Maiden edited Here is a short overview of the story of the Ice Maiden Watch this short video to see real scien…
    Here is a short overview of the story of the Ice Maiden
    Watch this short video to see real scientists at work, taking tiny samples from the body, which they then piece together to help recreate the mummy's life and death.
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  5. page Insight into the scientific analysis of the Ice Maiden edited Below is a Watch this short video revealing how scientist extract miniscule to see real scient…
    Below is aWatch this short video revealing how scientist extract minisculeto see real scientists at work, taking tiny samples from the body,whichbody, which they then
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  6. page How did she die? edited ... researched though careful cautious forensic analysis, confirming the means of which she d…
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    researched though carefulcautious forensic analysis, confirming the means of which she died.analysis. In 1996 the Inca girl's body was
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    the USA, and subjected to numerous types ofmany forensic techniques bringingtechniques. This brought together twoappropriate conclusionstwo ways in relation to her death.
    The
    which the Ice Maiden could have died.
    1. The
    first was
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    by Radiologists. radiologists are scientists who work to diagnosis and treat diseases in human bodies. They determined that thethat:
    the
    mummy’s bones,
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    in good condition, indicating hercondition This means she was in fine health
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    of death. It is the girl’s skull, that provides the answer, as it reveals
    The girl's skull revealed
    injuries from a violent blow causingblow. This caused a fracture
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    of her skull. Throughskull!
    Through
    this analysis,
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    skull, and subsequent bleeding fillingthat filled her skull and pushingpushed the brain
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    one side. It is through her excellent preservation that such conclusions can be drawn.A pretty hard and gross way to die isn't it?!
    {333.jpg} Scientists revealing trinkets the Ice Maiden was wearing. Note the crushed right side of her face.
    The2. The second noteworthy conclusion was created by archaeologists suggests that thearchaeologists. Archaeologists study ancient artifacts to work out what society was like hundreds of years ago. They suggested that:
    the
    girl was
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    mountain gods. This is evident through the
    The
    various ritual
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    to be offeringofferings to God. As noted before,God are a sign that this could be true.
    Inca sacrifice practices requires
    the girl was in excellent health upon her death, her stomach full of vegetables, relatesperson to Inca practises, wherebe healthy, and she to
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    as they wouldn’twouldn't be sacrificed
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    of hungry. Her
    Scientists discovered that the Ice maiden had a full belly of vegetables and was in perfect health- very worthy of being sacrificed!
    Her
    clothing was also noble, bringing
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    of sacrificing.
    Whichever way she died, it wouldn't have been a very nice experience for a girl who could have only been 12!

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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mummy_Juanita
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  7. page The 'who, what, where, when and how' of the discovery of Ice Maiden's remains edited In Southern Peru 1990 in SouthernPeru (Figure 1), 1990, a volcano ... hot ash protruding fro…
    In Southern Peru1990 in SouthernPeru (Figure 1), 1990, a volcano
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    hot ash protruding fromcoming out of it clearingclearer many layers
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    from the mountains, includingmountains. This included Mount Ampato
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    Colca Canyon. Five years after the eruption, in September, anthropologist and archaeologist Johan Reinhard and his climbing partner Miguel Zarate made a tremendous discovery uponPeru was home to the Mount Ampato- a remarkably well-preserved body of young girl, later determined to be over 500 years old.Ancient Inca Tribes.
    {map-special3-gran.jpg} Map of Peru {Ariel_view_of_Nevado_Ampato_(back)_from_the_north-east,_with_the_active_Volcan_Savancaya_in_front.jpg}{Ariel_view_of_Nevado_Ampato_(back)_from_the_north-east,_with_the_active_Volcan_Savancaya_in_front.jpg} Figure 2.
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    in front
    Five years after the eruption, in September, anthropologist and archaeologist Johan Reinhard and his climbing partner Miguel Zarate climbed Mount Ampato, and here, they made a tremendous discovery!
    

    Reinhard had climbed many mountains before, and had also made several ascents on various mountain ranges, including numerous excavations during these expeditions. Duringmany archaeological excavations.
    During
    their ascentclimb on Mount Ampato, they discovered
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    Inca Burial site, duesite. The collapsing of the site was caused by the previous
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    eruption. Within the burial they spotted
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    in the snow, partsnow (part of a sacred Inca headdress of ceremonial statue,Inca headdress), stones that
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    in place.
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    Figure 3.
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    upon discovery {Mountain_tome_The_burial_site_where_the_children_were_found.jpg} {Mountain_tome_The_burial_site_where_the_children_were_found.jpg} Mountain tomb:
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    year old girl,perfectlygirl, perfectly frozen in
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    in foetal position, wrappedposition,wrapped in colourful textiles ofalpacaof alpaca wool surrounded
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    in the Andes, her remainsAndes. Her remains, which turned out to be around 500 year old,were a fountain
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    and information.
    {Figure_3.jpg} Juanita, or Ice Maiden
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