Saturday, April 22, 2017
Animal Mummification in Ancient Egypt: A Historical and Digital Investigation
11:00-11:30 am Add
254 Barrows Hall
Timothy Werby (Near Eastern studies, economics, anthropology, and environmental economics and policy majors) provides an introduction to the history behind the fascinating practice of mummification, exploring how and why animal mummies were created in ancient Egypt during the first millennium BCE. This event is part of the conference "Digital Near Eastern Studies: Transforming the Humanities Through Technology," which takes place from 10 a.m. to noon in 254 Barrows Hall. All are welcome.