Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
Canopic jar of Djedbastetiuefankh, 30th Dynasty, about 380–343 B.C.E., Hawara, Egypt, limestone, EA 22374, EA 22375, EA 22376 and EA 22377. © The Trustees of the British Museum
Model of a funerary boat, 12th Dynasty, about 1985–1795 B.C.E., provenance unknown, sycamore fig wood, EA 9525. © The Trustees of the British Museum
Mask in cartonnage, late Ptolemaic-early Roman period, about 100 B.C.E.-100 C.E., EA 51146. © The Trustees of the British Museum
Mummy of Tamut, Third Intermediate Period, early 22nd Dynasty, about 900 B.C.E., EA 22939. © The Trustees of the British Museum
Funerary stela of Deniuenkhonsu, 22nd Dynasty, about 800 B.C.E., EA 27332. © The Trustees of the British Museum
Jean-Noël Desmarais Pavilion. Photo Bernard Fougères and Jean-François Lejeune
EGYPTIAN MUMMIES: EXPLORING ANCIENT LIVES
From September 14th, 2019 to February 2, 2020
Making its North American premiere at the MMFA, this internationally acclaimed exhibition by the British Museum reconstructs the lives of six people who lived along the Nile, an innovative approach that combines the arts and science. Accompanied by digital visualizations and more than 200 items from ancient Egypt, these depictions will offer visitors a portrait of who these individuals were, presented with the utmost respect. Age, beliefs and the diseases they suffered from: each mummy has a story to tell.
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FREE FOR AGES 20 AND UNDER
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