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14:00 - 16:30 29 October 2010

Pick Your Brain: Medicine and mummification in Ancient Egypt


Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology (link Map)
Malet Place |

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Open

Explore the collections of both the Petrie Museum and UCL Medical Collections to find out more about how mummies were made in Ancient Egypt. Discover the canopic jars and pieces of mummification tables and more in the cases. Modern surgical instruments will be on hand to illustrate how bodies were dissected and preserved for the journey into the afterlife. Talk to experts on medicine and mummification.




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