CURATOR: Director of the Egyptian Museum, Florence, Italy LENDER: Egyptian Museum, Florence, Italy
This unique exhibition takes a close-up, scientific look at the process of mummification and embalmment as practiced by the ancient Egyptians in their quest for immortality.
While the concept of eternal life is fundamental to many religions, it is the interpretation and practices of the ancient Egyptians in preparing the deceased for the life to come that is still so fascinating today, in particular the practices of mummification and embalmment. All the funeral practices, even the most macabre, were aimed not at preservation of death, but at conservation for the life beyond. Created in collaboration with Contemoranea Progetti and successfully includet in 2018.
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Past and Future Venues
Archaelogical Museum Frankfurt, Germany Neanderthal Museum, Germany Museum Arche Nebra, Germany Mammuts Museum Mistlebach Austria Museum Kalkriese Germany Museum Tampere Finland Guizhou Provincial Museum, China Ningbo Museum, China Museum Xian, China Shandong Museum, Jinan