Museums, in order to achieve accredited status, must adhere to correct standards and policies. Alongside this it is essential to address the ethics of dealing with certain collections items. Collection items such as human remains. The conversation is an interesting … Continue reading
It was Halloween yesterday! Happy Halloween!! Halloween can be a great time for museums as if in the right context, the right lighting or with the right objects they can be very eerie places! My greatest fear in life began … Continue reading
Posted in Egyptology, Find it Friday!
Tagged 31st century BC, Ancient Egypt, Ancient Egyptians, Collections, Curatorial Services, Egypt, Egyptian Gods, Egyptian language, find it friday, glyph, Gods, Halloween, hieroglyphic text, hieroglyphics, Horus, limestone, Manchester, Manchester Museum, mummy, Museum, Nemty, Nile, Stockport, symbols, vernon park
Since this heat wave we are currently having is nothing short of Egyptian summer like I thought for this weeks Find it Friday I would show you an item from our Egyptology collection. Horus, ‘the one of above’, was one of … Continue reading
July 12, 2013
Tagged Ancient Egypt, Ancient Egyptian burial customs, Cairo, Egypt, Egyptian, Egyptology, falcon, find it friday, God, Horus, mummification, mummy, Ra