"The mummified Nestawedjat, Lady of the House, daughter of Djedmutefankh"


British Museum, London, England

Discovered during archaeological excavations a Thebes in Egypt, the blackened coffin containing this mummy had probably been damaged and darkened by fire. Now housed at the British Museum in London, researchers have used a variety of modern technologies to recreate the once elaborate and colorful decoration of the ancient burial coffin.

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Uncovering a colourful past

By Joanne Dyer and Nicola Newman

British Museum Blog

January 9, 2017