Monday, October 17, 2016
Animal Mummies Revealed
Liverpool's World Museum is holding a short exhibition called Animal Mummies Revealed that runs from October 14 - February 26, 2017. The exhibitions collection of animal mummies features many different mummies from cats to snakes, crocodiles and every type of birds. Animal mummies were given as votive offerings to the various gods by pilgrims hoping to receive the god's blessings.
The exhibition is in partnership with the Manchester Museum, Glasgow Museums, and the University of Manchester. Also, check out the Liverpool World Museum site as it has lots of fine artifacts on the site and some great activities for children and their schools.
Image of hieroglyphs: Liverpool's World Museum