Monday, August 24, 2009

Dead Man Tells Ancient Tales

Originally published August 24, 2009 |

The following is a succinct description provided by Archaeology News from Archaeology Magazine Online of the contents of this article at

The mummy of Iret-net-Hor-irw, also known as Irethorrou, was just scanned. Long in Stockton’s Haggin Museum, Irethorrou is moving to the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, from which he had been on loan since 1944.

In addition an in-depth description of the examination of this mummy and its place in history, there is also information on an upcoming exhibit, which will feature as its centerpiece the mummy of Irethorrou: Very Postmortem: Mummies and Medicine, which runs October 31 through the summer of 2010.

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