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Exhibition: Fascinating Mummies

Irish Times (Anthony King) The Lady Tentdinebu reclines in a corner room of the National Museum of Ireland in Dublin. Her brilliantly coloured encasement tells us she once lived in ancient Egypt. When she died around 800 BC in Thebes, her body was preserved for the afterlife. Today you can admire the texts and religious imagery decorating her mummified body.Such mummies are providing modern science with a view into their ancient world.
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