Since 2012 the mummy has been housed in a special mausoleum inside the Republican National Museum in Gorno-Altaisk, Russia.The scans also showed that the princess had the bone infection osteomyelitis, Letyagin added.'When she was a little over 20 years old, she became ill with another serious disease - breast cancer.
Her use of drugs to cope with the symptoms of her illnesses evidently gave her 'an altered state of mind', leading her kinsmen to the belief that she could communicate with the spirits, the experts believe.
The Children of Llullaillaco were discovered in 1999 by Johann Reinhard.
They consist of two girls and one boy, ages 15, 6-8 and 7-10, respectively.
Her body was covered with vivid blue tattoos of mythical animal figures.
Together with the newly discovered body of a man, nicknamed "Conan," her body has now been restored, and is providing new clues to the role and power of women in the nomadic peoples of ancient Siberia.
The excavation of the Ice Maiden was carried out with great care, although in some ways it has been seen as problematic, due to the methods used to melt the ice and remove the artifacts and body from the coffin.