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Egyptian Mummies

 * Please note: Egyptian Mummies has moved to the third floor in Johnson Gallery. Come check it out!
* To learn more about Egypt, check out programs sponsored by the Egyptian Study Society.

The Museum has given our mummies a new home. Five times the size of the exhibition it replaces, Egyptian Mummies explores why the ancient Egyptians mummified their dead and explains step-by-step the mummification process.

This adventure allows visitors to come face-to-face with two 3,000-year-old mummies, discover beautiful coffins and other tomb goods, and get a bird's-eye view of an Egyptian tomb.

The exhibition includes the mummies displayed in open coffins, two animal mummies, and a reproduction coffin built by the Museum's Egyptian Study Society. Newly illustrated panels provide insight into mummification and burial practices.

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