If you want to hear all about the mummification of a human body donor then this is the lecture for you!

‘From Kings’ Valley to Kings College: the Makings of a Modern Mummy’

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Lecture: The Friends of the Egypt Centre, Swansea University

Date: Wednesday 7th June 2017 7.00pm 

Venue: Faraday A, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP

Speakers: Dr Stephen Buckley (Research Fellow. Department of Archaeology. University of York) and Professor Joann Fletcher (Honorary Visiting Professor, University of York)

Title: ‘From Kings’ Valley to Kings College: the Makings of a Modern Mummy’

Abstract: Dr Stephen Buckley and Professor Joann Fletcher discuss ancient Egyptian embalming, their mummification of a human body donor and the results of this project to date.

Cost: Free for Friends of the Egypt Centre members, £3.00 non-members

For more information contact 01792 295960 or email Wendy Goodridge  w.r.goodridge@swansea.ac.uk or Syd Howells email: l.s.j.howells@swansea.ac.uk

More information about the Egypt Centre go to http://egypt.swan.ac.uk

Background:

For more information about the mummification of the human body donor which Dr Buckley was associated with go to:

The mummification of Alan the Devon taxi driver was filmed. 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-devon-15342140

Also reported in the Daily Mail

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2052037/Mummifying-Alan-How-did-Alan-Billis-wife-Jan-feel-finally-seeing-Tutan-Alan.html