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Death on the Nile

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About the exhibition

Between 23 February and 22 May 2016, the Fitzwilliam Museum exhibited ‘Death on the Nile: Uncovering the Afterlife of Ancient...

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Short history of Egyptian coffins

Early Burials From about 4400–3200 BC burials took the form of simple pits in the sandy desert, at the edge...

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Conservation and coffin technology

These are some of the imaging and analytical techniques we use to reveal the methods and materials of ancient Egyptian...

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Videos

As part of the exhibition experience, the team developed a range of videos demonstating ancient Egyptian painting and woodworking techniques,...

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Exhibition catalogue

‘Death on the Nile: Uncovering the Afterlife of Ancient Egypt’ explores the fascinating world of ancient Egyptian burial customs and...

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Conference

The Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge hosted a conference on ancient Egyptian coffins, which coincided with the ‘Death on the...

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Exhibition images

Featured here are a range of general exhibition shots and close ups of objects that were on display. All copyright...

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Media

The Naked Scientist - “Archaeology undisturbed? Should we be leaving archaeological finds in the ground?, 21st April, 2016.” CNN -...

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