Mystery of the Mummy

Photo of a child looking at the mummy exhibit and Egyptian artifacts
Mystery of the Mummy

Who is she? What did she look like? Where was she from? With the aid of scientists, doctors, and scholars you can learn the answers to these questions and more in the "Mystery of the Mummy" exhibit.

This exhibit provides new perspectives on an object that has brought visitors to the Museum since 1928. Learn about the technologies that have revealed secrets about our Egyptian mummy: from carbon dating to forensic reconstruction … and learn more about ancient Egypt from other artifacts in our collection.

Click here for more information about the KVM's mummy.

Learn more about an Egyptian coffin in "Uncovering the Secrets of an Egyptian Coffin," Museography, Vol. 2, Issue 2, pages 10-11.

Learn more about other Ancient Egyptian funerary objects on display at the Kalamazoo Valley Museum.