Until 30 Nov 14, British Museum, London, United Kingdom
London. “Think you know mummies? Think again...” is the tagline for the British Museum’s latest show, which offers a rare opportunity to see what lies beneath the wrappings of eight mummies from Egypt and Sudan in the museum’s collection. Thanks to CT-scanning technology, long-hidden secrets from a Christian tattoo on a woman’s thigh, to poles driven into a man’s neck to reattach his head following a botched mummification are revealed through interactive displays that peel away...
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