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Mummy is a lot of "croc"

Mummies of animals have long been part of the deeply complex Egyptian religion. The still unearthed Labyrinth of Egypt was said to hold hundreds of crocodile mummies and hundreds more mummies of human beings. 221 more words

Ancient Civilizations

I'm Dreaming of a Green Christmas ...

Today’s post is by Louise Watson. Louise works with both the Visitor Team and in The Museum Shop. She is always looking for connections with the objects and collections at Manchester Museum. 649 more words

Decant Day, 7 December 2016: Making more progress with Momart

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer

We’ve only got a couple weeks left until the decant of the Museum and Art Gallery is due to be completed. 371 more words


Beautiful Companion

Recently they’ve discovered the dismembered legs of a mummy they think could be the Egyptian Queen Nefertari, the famously beautiful consort of Pharaoh Ramses II. That was part of my reason for drawing her yet again, but also my muse was otherwise a bit worn out that night. 26 more words


The Sekhmet Bed by Libbie Hawker


The second daughter of the Pharaoh, Ahmose has always dreamed of a quiet life as a priestess, serving Egypt’s gods, ministering to the people of the Two Lands. 447 more words


The Roundup #57

The Trump Twitter Wars are establishing themselves as part of cultural lore, now that women and Alec Baldwin are firing back. And I learned today for the first time about the… 219 more words

Alchemy, My Alchemical Process Continues.


4 December, 2016.

This week has seen further developments and inner and outer changes as the Alchemy of My Being proceeds further. 1,190 more words