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Ancient Egyptian Mummies: the Forensic Investigation of Death, Disease and Everyday Life


1 August 2003

The Nicholson Museum presents a public lecture by Professor Rosalie David
Ancient Egyptian Mummies: the Forensic Investigation of Death, Disease and Everyday Life

Professor Rosalie David is the world's leading expert on Egyptian mummies. She is Director of the Centre for Biomedical and Forensic Egyptology at the University of Manchester and has directed the Manchester Egyptian Mummy Research Project since 1973. This project has pioneered the 'Manchester Method' - the use of medical and scientific techniques to investigate ancient Egyptian mummies to detect evidence of disease and information about everyday life in ancient Egypt.

Cost: $15 General Admission
$12 pensioners, students, unemployed
$10 Friends of the Nicholson Museum

Date:Wednesday 6 August, 7pm-8.30pm
The Eastern Avenue Auditorium (Map ref 19K),
Eastern Avenue, University of Sydney

Inquiries: (02) 9351 2812
Bookings: through the Seymour Centre Booking Office (02) 9351 7940
Tickets will be available at the door on the night