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The return of the mummy in images

mercredi 14 juin 2017

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  • Mummy and coffin of Ankhef, United Kingdom, London, British Museum
    Mummy and coffin of Ankhef, United Kingdom, London, British Museum
    Photo (C) The British Museum, Londres, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / The Trustees of the British Museum
  • Interior coffin of Gua, United Kingdom, London, British Museum
    Interior coffin of Gua, United Kingdom, London, British Museum
    Photo (C) The British Museum, Londres, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / The Trustees of the British Museum
  • Coffin of the priestess Henutmehyt, United Kingdom, London, British Museum
    Coffin of the priestess Henutmehyt, United Kingdom, London, British Museum
    Photo (C) The British Museum, Londres, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / The Trustees of the British Museum
  • First sarcophagus of the king, Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian Museum
    First sarcophagus of the king, Egypt, Cairo, Egyptian Museum
    Photo (C) CULTNAT, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Ayman Khoury
  • Sarcophagus of Pa-di-Khonsu, Italy, Milan, Sforza Castle Museum
    Sarcophagus of Pa-di-Khonsu, Italy, Milan, Sforza Castle Museum
    Photo (C) Archives Alinari, Florence, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Giac Casale
  • Male mummy known as the Byzantine Horseman, Lyon, Musée des Confluences
    Male mummy known as the Byzantine Horseman, Lyon, Musée des Confluences
    Photo (C) Musée du Louvre, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Daniel Lebée / Carine Déambrosis
  • Male mummy known as
    Male mummy known as "du Fonctionnaire à la pourpre", Lille, Palais des Beaux-Arts
    Photo (C) Musée du Louvre, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Daniel Lébée
  • Male mummy known as
    Male mummy known as "du Fonctionnaire à la pourpre", Lille, Palais des Beaux-Arts
    Photo (C) Musée du Louvre, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Daniel Lébée
  • Intermediary sarcophagus of Nehemsimontou, Boulogne-sur-Mer, Château-Musée
    Intermediary sarcophagus of Nehemsimontou, Boulogne-sur-Mer, Château-Musée
    Photo (C) RMN-Grand Palais / Benoît Touchard
  • Mummy, Boulogne-sur-Mer, Château-Musée
    Mummy, Boulogne-sur-Mer, Château-Musée
    Photo (C) RMN-Grand Palais / Benoît Touchar
  • Roman mummy, United Kingdom, London, British Museum
    Roman mummy, United Kingdom, London, British Museum
    Photo (C) The British Museum, Londres, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / The Trustees of the British Museum
  • Mask of a mummy, United Kingdom, London, British Museum
    Mask of a mummy, United Kingdom, London, British Museum
    Photo (C) The British Museum, Londres, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / The Trustees of the British Museum
  • Amulet, Paris, Musée du Louvre
    Amulet, Paris, Musée du Louvre
    Photo (C) RMN-Grand Palais (musée du Louvre) / Franck Raux
  • Mummy wrapping: portrait of a man deified as Ra-Osiris, Paris, Musée du Louvre
    Mummy wrapping: portrait of a man deified as Ra-Osiris, Paris, Musée du Louvre
    Photo (C) RMN-Grand Palais (musée du Louvre) / Michèle Bellot
  • Mummy wrapping, United Kingdom, London, British Museum
    Mummy wrapping, United Kingdom, London, British Museum
    Photo (C) The British Museum, Londres, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / The Trustees of the British Museum
  • Sarcophagus lid of Imeneminet, Paris, Musée du Louvre
    Sarcophagus lid of Imeneminet, Paris, Musée du Louvre
    Photo (C) Musée du Louvre, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Christian Decamps
  • Sarcophagus of lady Madja: the lady and her husband, Paris, Musée du Louvre
    Sarcophagus of lady Madja: the lady and her husband, Paris, Musée du Louvre
    Photo (C) Musée du Louvre, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Georges Poncet
  • Sarcophagus and mummy of Hornedjitef, United Kingdom, London, British Museum
    Sarcophagus and mummy of Hornedjitef, United Kingdom, London, British Museum
    Photo (C) The British Museum, Londres, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / The Trustees of the British Museum
  • Mummy of Pachery, Paris, Musée du Louvre
    Mummy of Pachery, Paris, Musée du Louvre
    Photo (C) RMN-Grand Palais (musée du Louvre) / Les frères Chuzeville

The fascination with mummies has produced a great number of books and films, the most famous of which is Return of the Mummy.

See on Agence Photo website:


Tutankhamen, his tomb and treasure

Mummy

 

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