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Toronto, Oct 24 (Canadian-Media): Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) showcases the exhibition, 'Egyptian Mummies: Ancient Lives & New Discoveries' is running through Sept 19 2020 to March 21, 2021 in Garfield Weston Exhibition Hall, Level B2, ROM reports said.
Royal Ontario Museum. Image credit: rom.org.ca
Utilizing the latest technologies combining CT scans, digital visualizations and the latest research, the exhibition 'Egyptian Mummies: Ancient Lives. New Discoveries' uncovers the secrets of six mummified individuals, including a priest’s daughter, a temple singer and a young child from the British Museum spanning 900 BCE to CE 180.
Unique insights into these mummies is provided by exploring how these people lived along the Nile and what happened to them after they died. Each mummy has a story to tell.
Inner coffin of Nestawedjat, 25th Dynasty, about 700–680 BC, Probably Thebes, Egypt, Wood and plaster, EA 22812a. © The Trustees of the British Museum
Mummy of Tamut, Third Intermediate Period, early 22nd Dynasty, about 900 BC, EA 22939. © The Trustees of the British Museum. Image credit: ROM
Canopic jars of Djedbastetiuefankh, 30th Dynasty, about 380–343 BC, Hawara, Egypt, Limestone, EA 22374, EA 22375, EA 22376 and EA 22377. © The Trustees of the British Museum. Image credit: ROM