Category: mummy

Mummy head, Egypt, via New York Public Library.

Mummy Mask, Romano-Egyptian, A.D. 150–200, stucco with inlaid eyes.

(Getty Museum)

PIRAMIDES ET MOMIES – Ancient pyramids and mummies illustrated in a 1683 edition of Description de L’Universe by Alain Manesson Mallet, Paris.

“An X-ray on the 2,500-year-old boy, who was on display at Torquay museum, revealed that the coffin is 1,000 years older than the mummy inside.” (The Sun)

PIRAMIDES ET MOMIES – Ancient pyramids and mummies illustrated in a 1683 edition of Description de L’Universe by Alain Manesson Mallet, Paris.

Portrait of an Egyptian mummy, 1881, by Emil Brugsch-Bey.

(New York Public Library)

Coffin and Mummy Board of Pa-seba-khai-en-ipet. Thebes, Egypt. Third Intermediate Period, circa 1070–945 B.C.E. Wood, painted, (Brooklyn Museum)

“An X-ray on the 2,500-year-old boy, who was on display at Torquay museum, revealed that the coffin is 1,000 years older than the mummy inside.” (The Sun)

EGYPTIAN MUMMY X-RAYED – A vintage cigarette card, late 1930s, from the Age of Power & Wonder series: “X-rays, turned upon an Egyptian mummy, reveal its skeleton in a manner far more miraculous than any conjurations of the ancient priests of Isis, Osiris, or Horus. The X-ray is typical of this age of power and wonder, for it ruthlessly gets to the very basis of everything upon which it is turned. The most imaginative Egyptian that ever lived could not have foreseen X-rays.”

(New York Public Library)

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“Perenbast (right) and her presumed husband after Petrie’s discovery of their tomb”

(Manchester Museum)