Dr Serena Love is an archaeologist and has spent the past 24 years working at various sites in Egypt, Turkey, Israel, and Iraq. Her fascination with archaeology was cultivated from...View Profile
Egyptian mummies have captured the public imagination for centuries, as if carrying their spirits through time. Serena Love will explore how and why ancient civilisations created these ‘immortal’ human remains, from naturally made to artificial mummies and all the gruesome details in between. Serena will talk through the evolving techniques of mummification for humans and animals, the surviving textual sources and the rituals of one of ancient Egypt’s most iconic objects: the mummy.
Queensland Museum & Science Centre, Grey Street, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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