The whole process was discovered by experimenting - combining the results of scanning and entering data.
Computer programmers reassembled the 2-D images to create a 3-D presentation.
Thirty people worked on the project: the virtual technicians, the people from the National Hospital of Neurology and the archaeologists.
They intend to continue with the project as there are over 100 mummies in the museum.
I thoroughly enjoyed the exhibition.
It was extraordinary to watch the life of an ancient man - all this is possible through technology.
It was a little gruesome though so I would recommend it to children aged seven and above who wish to be dazzled."
Elizabeth, 12, Sutton
Mummy: the inside story opens at the British Museum on Thursday 1 July.
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