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Hmm! If we grow hair and beard once dead, why aren't there any bearded Egyptian mummy?

Author : VITTORIO

Submitted : 2017-06-17 18:22:51    Popularity:     

Tags: hair  beard  Hmm  grow  Egyptian  

not there are. Well eventually (because of dying) the body no longer receives nutrients, vitamins or minerals, so after a while of growing

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there are.

Well eventually (because of dying) the body no longer receives nutrients, vitamins or minerals, so after
a while of growing it starts to rot. From rotting you lose skin, and any type of flesh..and well that's all I know!

I don't know...

Hair and beards stop growing at death. The flesh of the head and face just recedes due to desiccation after death giving the impression of growth of hair. You already know that don't even know why I am answering.

The continued growth of hair and nails after death is an old wife's tale. Following death there is no respiration in any cells consequently no ATP is synthesised meaning there is no energy to do work and therefore no growth of hair or nails occurs.

After death the skin retracts and gives the false appearance of hair and nail growth. Skin retraction results in more of the hair shaft or nail plate being exposed.

There's an acient cat guarding the tomb that shaves their beards for them.

"Hair and fingernails may appear longer after death, but not because they are still growing. Instead, a persons fingernails and hair may appear longer because the skin around them has retracted, according to the Dermatology Clinic at UAMS. After death, dehydration causes the skin and other soft tissues to shrink." Jan 28, 2017


https://uamshealth.com/healthlibrary2/me...

Hi No just because you dies doesn't mean the hair stops growing.

Nice question. But we never find bearded skulls now, do we? Obviously with time even stronger proteins like those in our hair/nails/etc. fall apart. Keeping in mind the mummies are super old, that would explain it. Time.



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