Halloween Special: So … why Mummies?

It’s a few days early, but here’s a fun post about mummies to get you in the mood for Halloween! It’s my favourite holiday, what can I say? I simply love autumn and Halloween (costume parties, mostly). Strangely enough, I never dressed up as a mummy, but I did go as Queen Nefertari (Great Royal Wife of Ramses II) several years ago…

Stories from the Museum Floor

Today’s special edition post is by Becca from the Visitor Team at Manchester Museum. We are each sharing our passion and  interest in the museum and its objects … and Becca has a special interest in Halloween! 

And to find out more about ancient Egypt, have a look at the Curator’s blog, Egypt at the Manchester Museum.

Halloween Special: So … why Mummies?

Well what passes for summer is gone and winter is most definitely coming, but before everyone gets the advent calendars out, let’s talk about my favourite time of the year …

Yup you guessed it, Halloween!

We’ve got sweets, themed parties, costumes, and my personal favourite, scary films. Now then, prizes will be given for guessing my favourite movie monster (and if you’ve read my other blog posts you probably know where this is going). If you were sat reading this thinking mummies, then very well done…

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