GE Presents: The Mystery of the Albany Mummies

September 21, 2013 – June 8, 2014

The Exhibition

GE Presents: the Mystery of the Albany Mummies, reunites all the components of Ankhefenmut’s coffin and interprets the world in which he lived and worked. The exhibition features more than 200 objects, with 140 major loans, including loans from: the British Museum, London; Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna; The Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology; the Semitic Museum, Harvard University; the Brooklyn Museum; the American Museum of Natural History; the Metropolitan Museum of Art; the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; the Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University; the University of Pennsylvania; Williams College Museum of Art; the Redwood Library in Newport, Rhode Island; Olana State Historic Site: New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation; Albany Masonic Hall Association; and many private collections.

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Mummy board of Ankhefenmut, from Bab el-Gasus, Thebes, Egypt, Mid-21st Dynasty, around 1000 B.C., EA 24797, Trustees of the British Museum.