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Global Collection of Mummies to Visit Houston Starting Sept. 24

In a few weeks (Sept. 24, 2016), a national exhibit featuring mummified remains of people and animals from around the world will arrive at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Mummies of the World: The Exhibition will feature mummies and artifacts on loan from twelve museums. Dr. Dirk Van Tuerenhout, the museum’s curator of anthropology, […]

Mummies of the World - Courtesty HMNSIn a few weeks (Sept. 24, 2016), a national exhibit featuring mummified remains of people and animals from around the world will arrive at the Houston Museum of Natural Science.

Mummies of the World: The Exhibition will feature mummies and artifacts on loan from twelve museums. Dr. Dirk Van Tuerenhout, the museum's curator of anthropology, explains why mummies are so fascinating to visitors.

Mummies of the World will be on display at the Houston Museum of Natural Science starting Sept. 24 and runs through May 29, 2017.

(Image Courtesy: Mummies of the World/Houston Museum of Natural Science)

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