This fabulous talk is today! We often have questions about the Goucher Mummy on…

This fabulous talk is today! We often have questions about the Goucher Mummy on display in the museum – this is a great opportunity to have them answered by Dr. Betsy Bryan, Alexander Badawy Chair in Ancient Egyptian Art and Archaeology in the Near Eastern Studies Department. There will also be a number of other funerary objects discussed and available to be seen up close. 12:15-12:45 in The Archaeological Museum, Gilman 150.


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Curious about how the ancient Egyptians cared for their dead? The Archaeological Museum invites you to learn about ancient Egyptian objects during our next "Museum Chat" on Thursday, March 15th from 12:15-12:45.

In 1988, Dr. Betsy Bryan, Director of our museum and professor of Egyptian art a…

In 1988, Dr. Betsy Bryan, Director of our museum and professor of Egyptian art and archaeology, collaborated with faculty in the School of Medicine to perform a CAT scan of the Goucher Mummy. Come hear about what we learned about this woman's life and death in the ancient world in our next Museum Chat, tomorrow from 12:15-12:45. In the meantime here is some footage from our archives.


Goucher Mummy
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In 1988, the Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum collaborated with the School of Medicine to conduct CAT scans of the Goucher Mummy. These scans revealed not only that the mummy was a woman but details of her life in ancient Egypt and death.