Golden Mummies of Egypt

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Sunday August 2

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11:45 AM  –  12:00 PM

Golden Mummies of Egypt

Presented by M&T Bank

 

Extended through October 18! Pre-purchased tickets are required.

Tickets are made available on a rolling two-week schedule. Please check back later for additional dates.  

Golden Mummies of Egypt tickets include admission to the Museum- currently limited to our permanent second-floor exhibit galleries.

Please assess your health before visiting. If you have a 100.4 degree Fahrenheit temperature or higher, are exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms, or have been in close proximity to an individual who has tested positive for COVID-19 over the last 14 days, please contact us at 716.896.5200 to reschedule your tickets. Face coverings are required for guests two years of age or older. Review all safety guidelines and updates prior to your visit at https://www.sciencebuff.org/plan-a-visit/covid-19-reopening-plan/.

 

Glittering gold and mysterious mummies are among Ancient Egypt’s most enduring attractions.

Golden Mummies of Egypt examines hopes and fears about the afterlife when Egypt was part of the Greek and Roman worlds (c. 300 BC-200 AD). Wealthy members of this multicultural society had their mummified bodies encased in gold in hopes of joining the gods after death.

The exhibition consists of over 100 key objects from the Manchester Museum’s world-class collection, including eight mummies, as well as masks, coffins, jewelry and sculpture. Blending Egyptian, Roman and Greek imagery, the strikingly lifelike painted mummy portraits are among the most haunting images from the Ancient World.

Using interactive CT scan technology, Golden Mummies of Egypt reveals stories hidden beneath the wrappings, but also questions why we are fascinated by mummies and what they might tell us about ourselves.

 

This ticket is not subject to any refund or exchange and shall bear no cash value. Complimentary tickets are not exchangeable.

 

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