Decipher the complex preparations made by Egyptians to ensure their eternal life—sarcophagi, coffins, canopic jars, funerary masks, and mummy trappings—and how they evolved over a span of 3,000 years.

Denise Doxey, curator, Ancient Egyptian, Nubian, and Near Eastern Art
Four Mondays, October 3–31 (except October 10), 10:30 am–Noon

 

Above: Egyptian, Mummy case and mummy of Tabes, 945–818 B.C. 72.4820c. Cartonnage, human remains. Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way.


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