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Anthropoid Coffin Postcard

by FAMSF Museum Stores
$ 1.25
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FAMSF Museum Stores

In honor of The Future of the Past: Mummies and Medicine at the Legion of Honor, the Museum Stores are pleased to offer this exclusive postcard featuring one of the ancient Egyptian coffins on view. Ancient Egypt meets modern medicine in this exhibition that makes use of state-of-the-art scientific techniques to explore two of the Fine Arts Museums' mummies. An interdisciplinary team of scientists, Egyptologists, physicians, and museum curators and conservators has learned more about how these embalmed individuals lived, died, and were prepared for eternity. Anthropoid coffin of Iret-hor-irou, Dynasty 30, 380-343 BCEgypt. Cedar with traces of paint. Postcard measures 4.25 x 6 in.