Egyptian Mummies: Ancient Lives. New Discoveries.

  • Closed
September 19, 2020 to November 22, 2020
  • Level B2, Garfield Weston Exhibition Hall
FREE for Members
Who They Were. How They Lived.


Mummies have captured our imagination throughout time. Uncover the secrets of six mummified individuals from ancient Egypt in this compelling exhibition from the British Museum. Using the latest technology explore how these people lived along the Nile and what happened to them after they died.

Egyptian Mummies: Ancient Lives. New Discoveries. presents unique insights into six mummies spanning 900 BCE to CE 180 including a priest’s daughter, a temple singer and a young child. Combining CT scans, digital visualizations and the latest research, this exhibition offers a fascinating glimpse into these ancient lives. Each mummy has a story to tell.

The presentation of this exhibition is a collaboration between the British Museum and the Royal Ontario Museum.

Authored by: Kait Sykes

Authored by: Kait Sykes