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  • 26 October 2019 till 30 September 2021
  • National Museum of Nature and Science

Life beyond death

What exactly are mummies? Embalmed bodies of priests and pharaohs from Ancient Egypt? Bodies that have been preserved by natural processes?

This unique exhibition provided you with all sorts of information about mummies and mummification techniques. You learned that diverse types of mummies have been found in various countries: Peru, Hungary, China, the Netherlands, Italy, Jordan, New-Zealand, Egypt...

The exhibition also presented scientific research about mummies. Recently, this has led to remarkable results. And did you know that the medical world traded in mummies a long, long time ago?

Mummies brings you closer to life beyond death....