Adventures in Science

Mummies: Unwrapping the Past (Grade 4 and 5)

August 7, 2017 - September 1, 2017

Detail view of the layers of the headdress of the Gilded Lady mummy, made from papyrus and linen, topped with a gold-painted face.

© 2015 The Field Museum, A115214d_035B, photographer John Weinstein

Ancient Egyptians weren’t the only people to practice mummification. Journey through the past as we unravel the mysteries left behind by civilizations from around the globe, and discover how scientists use today’s tools to reconstruct the faces of these ancient people.


Grades 4 and 5 - SOLD OUT: Waitlist Available

August 7–11
9 am–4 pm | $550 ($525 Members)


August 28–September 1
9 am–4 pm | $550 ($525 Members)