Lost in Time and Space: Unrolling Egypt’s Ancient Dead

Lost in Time and Space: Unrolling Egypt’s Ancient Dead

This event has finished Took place on: Tuesday, 8th May 2018

The souvenir of wealthy travellers, mummified cadavers of ancient Egyptians were not confined merely to museums but became a popular feature of salons and lecture theatres throughout London during the mid-nineteenth century.

This lecture places the practice of mummy unwrapping within its social, cultural and historical contexts, as a fascinating example of forgotten London.

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2018-05-08 2018-05-08 Europe/London Lost in Time and Space: Unrolling Egypt’s Ancient Dead This lecture places the practice of mummy unwrapping within its social, cultural and historical contexts, as a fascinating example of forgotten London. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2018/05/08/lost-in-time-and-space-unrolling-egypts-ancient-dead-170309 London Metropolitan Archives,40 Northampton Road,,London

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London Metropolitan Archives,

40 Northampton Road,
London,
EC1R 0HB

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