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nuclear Freeze

During the Cold War, several periods of protest against nuclear weapons took place in the United States. By far the largest protest campaign involved the nuclear freeze movement. This ...

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Franco Rollo

The Oxford Companion To Archaeology (2 ed.)

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2012
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Archaeology
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...and we now know that a common mechanism of spontaneous mummification at circumpolar latitudes (e.g., the case of Greelandic Inuit mummies) and in high mountain environments at intermediate latitudes (e.g., the case of Inca “sacrifice” mummies from the Peruvian Andes) is freeze-desiccation. In these extreme environments, the water content inside the corpse progressively reduces due to a sort of spontaneous lyophilization. The particular nature of the mummification process of the Iceman was taken into account when the remains were transferred from...

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