COSI’s Lost Egypt Exhibition

The Academy of Natural Sciences by COSI
October 28, 2008, 12:17 pm
Filed under: Construction News
Annies Cartonnage Mask

The Mummy's Cartonnage Mask

Author: Kate

This week we begin conservation on the mummy that will be on display in Lost Egypt, on loan to us by the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia. The mummy is of a girl approximately 14-18 years old, who lived in Egypt 2,300 years ago.

John Shaw, COSI’s Traveling Exhibit Manager, Josh, and I visited the Academy last week while we were in Philadelphia for the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) conference. We saw the mummy on display – she has a beautiful cartonnage mask.

We will be posting regular updates in the next few weeks as the conservation progresses!



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