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Big Saturday: Animal Mummies

18 Jan 2016

On Saturday, 23 January (11am-4pm) at Manchester Museum

Come along for a day of discovery at Manchester Museum. Meet experts and curators, and find out more about what modern science has uncovered about Animal Mummies. Get hands-on as you find out more about current scientific techniques. Discover more about how animal mummies were used as votive offerings (wishes) to the gods and create a votive offering of your own. Discover more about the different techniques that were used to wrap animal mummies. All this and more..

Visit ‘Gifts for the Gods: Animal Mummies Revealed’ exhibition Floor G and discover more about the landscape of ancient Egypt, the significance of animal mummies to ancient Egyptians and how advances in scientific research and techniques are increasingly broadening our knowledge and understanding of ancient Egypt; and ancient Egyptian practices. Drop in, free, all ages.