Second Floor | Exhibit
Eternal Life in Ancient Egypt
Did you know?
Mummification was practiced throughout most of early Egyptian history
Things To Do
- Investigate the "Mummies Unwrapped" touchscreen interactive to learn all the steps of mummification, from removing the deceased person’s organs to the final decorative touches before burial.
- Follow the journey from life to afterlife of a young woman named Tentkhonsu through the intricate paintings covering her 3,000-year-old coffin.
- Learn how mummification practices developed through centuries of trial and error in ancient Egyptian society.