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Student discovers writing on pieces of ancient Egyptian mummy case

inscribed cartonnage fragments (22231, SUAC)
Aug 30 2018

The story of student curator Ariela Algaze's discovery of writing on two fragments of an ancient Egyptian mummy case in the Stanford University Archaeology Collections has been picked up by the science news site Phys.org. Every item in our collections has its own hidden stories! Read more about this special find. The exhibit Our Dark Materials: Rediscovering an Egyptian Collection is on view at the Stanford Archaeology Center through Spring 2019. Image: detail photograph of inscribed ancient Egyptian cartonnage fragments, now on display in the new exhibit at the Stanford Archaeology Center.