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Ice Maiden (Juanita)

A class project on the Ice Maiden (Juanita)

Collin Manahan

on 5 October 2012

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Ice Maiden (Juanita) Things Still Unknown about Juanita ~ What town did she live in?
~ What did she do for work/pay?
~ Why was she sacrificed to the gods? Describing the Roles of the Experts - An archaeologist is someone who studies people and what they did in the past from the things they left behind
- Radiologists employ the use of imaging to both diagnose and treat disease visualized within the human body
- Anthropologists study the scientific study of the origin, the behavior, and the physical, social, and cultural development of humans.
- Pathology is the precise study and diagnosis of disease
- A Botanist is a biologist specializing in the study of plants 8 Technology Used to Study Juanita A 3-dimensional x-ray was performed in order to determine the girl's bone structure and condition The Ice Maiden was a young inca girl who was discovered in The Peruvian Andes, believed to have died 500 years ago. Describing the Physical Characteristics or Marks on the Mummy 7 Incas worshiped the high peaks of the mountains. They belived it was a way to apporach the sun god. She surrenderd her life to the gods. Inca priests buried her. The sacrifice of the Ice Maiden shows that her culture was very religious. 9 - It is believed that she was killed with a club like object
- Spine curved, knees bent, arms crossed over her chest—the ice maiden may have spent her last minutes of life kneeling. She may have been praying. Her head was bowed, making it a perfect target for a blow from above.
- She was the best preserved of all Inca mummies found in the Andes.
- Her right eye socket was busted. It caused a massive hemorrhage which filled her skull with blood and pushed her brain to one side.
- Inca’s always made sure their sacrifices were weren't hungry. The Ice Maiden’s last meal was vegetables.
- They also made sure their sacrifices were in good condition. The Ice Maiden had well developed bones and a solid muscle mass.
- Studies have shown that the ice maiden suffered lung infection before sacrifice The Ice Maiden's stomach was full at the time of death. Scientists determined that her last meal was vegetables. By: Collin, Ian, Noah Facts Concluded by Scientists about her Life - There were many sacrifices made on the mountains.
- Studies have shown that the Ice Maiden suffered lung infection before sacrifice.
- She was approximately 11 to 15 yrs. old at the time of death What the Mummy has Revealed about its Society? - Inca’s always made sure their sacrifices were weren't hungry.
- They also made sure their sacrifices were in good condition. The Ice Maiden had well developed bones and a solid muscle mass. - http://www.nationalgeographic.com/features/97/andes/
- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mummy_Juanita
- http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-3448300443.html
- http://www.mummytombs.com/mummylocator/featured/juanita.htm
- http://www.lrp.usace.army.mil/lmon/what_arch1.htm
- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radiology
- http://www.thefreedictionary.com/
- http://prezi.com/4plbqrdf1s4c/edit/?auth_key=19c3kap&follow=eq6m5rj0agh- Credits The End
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