Mummies of the World
Take a stab at our Mummies trivia below for your chance to win tickets to the Mummies of the World exhibit at the Leonardo, opening on February 16th!
About Mummies of the World:
The New York Times calls it “Magical and Mythical.” Mummies of the World, the largest exhibition of mummies and related artifacts ever assembled, presents a collection of naturally and intentionally preserved mummies.
Enter the extraordinary world of mummies and mummification. Through modern science, engaging interactives and multi-media exhibits, the exhibition reveals how the scientific study of mummies provides a window into the lives of ancient people from every region of the world, offering unprecedented insights into past cultures and civilizations.
This compelling collection, presented with reverence and dignity, includes ancient mummies and important artifacts from Asia, Oceania, South America, Europe, as well as Ancient Egypt, dating as far back as 6,500 years.
-Courtesy of theleonardo.org