My Life Among the Dead: Developing an Ethical Approach to Mummy Conservation in Boston

Sep 19 2017 12:00 PM

Hosted by: Central Library
Copley Square
700 Boylston Street Boston, Massachusetts 02116 , Boston, Massachusetts 02116

Since the early 1980's Mimi Leveque has been working with mummies in numerous collections in museums and universities. During that time she has tried to develop an ethical approach to the treatment of human remains- in particular those of ancient Egyptians. This talk will present an overview of her work with case studies on individual mummies.