This mummy exhibit, designed by Paul Johnson, who is the Bowers Museum director of exhibition design, introduces visitors to the Egyptian perspective of death and the afterlife through 140 ancient Egyptian artifacts.
Per-Ankh: Ancient Egypt
Bowers Unwraps a New Mummy Exhibit
Bowers Unwraps a New Mummy Exhibit
Bowers Unwraps a New Mummy Exhibit

Hailing from the deserts of Egypt, across the Atlantic Ocean, and now settled snugly for a limited time in Orange County, comes the Bowers Museum’s “Mummies: Death and the Afterlife in Ancient Egypt … Treasures from the British Museum.”

Hailing from the deserts of Egypt, across the Atlantic Ocean, and now settled snugly for a limited time in Orange County, comes the Bowers Museum’s “Mummies: Death and the Afterlife in Ancient Egypt … Treasures from the British Museum.”

This mummy exhibit, designed by Paul Johnson, who is the Bowers Museum director of exhibition design, introduces visitors to the Egyptian perspective of death and the afterlife through 140 ancient Egyptian artifacts, including 14 actual mummies and coffins, the largest exhibition to be shown by the British Museum outside of the United Kingdom.

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