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This is a review of the Ancient Lives: New Discoveries exhibit at the British Museum until November 30th, 2014.
A review of my visit to the Ancient Egyptian gallery at the British Museum, London, England.
I contribute an anthropological perspective to the well attested association between Egyptian watercraft and interment, illuminating the use of symbolic watercraft by the deceased.
Brier is the first person in 2,000 years to mummify a human cadaver using the exact techniques of the ancient Egyptians and will share his expertise on mummy preservation gained through experimental study.
The recent findings of cocaine, nicotine, and hashish in Egyptian mummies by Balabanova et. al. have been criticized on grounds that: contamination of the mummies may have occurred, improper techniques may have been used, chemical decomposition may have produced the compounds in question…