Egypt: The Mummification Museum in Luxor, Egypt

The Mummification Museum

The Mummification Museum is a new, and located near the Mina Palace Hotel. The museum's features displays of both human and animal mummies. However, there are also displays of tools used in the mummification process, as well as artifacts of items buried along with the mummies for use in the afterlife. Almost anything one ever wanted to know about mummification can be learned here, including the mummification process itself. There is a statue of Anubis, the jackal-god who presided over the dead, at the entrance to the museum.

Museum hours are from 9 AM to 1 PM year round, with winter evening hours of 4 PM until 9 PM and summer evening hours of 5 PM until 10 PM.

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Last Updated: June 9th, 2011