Sunday, June 05, 2011

Exhibition: Lost Egypt


With video.

Central Texans won't have to travel far to experience some of the wonders of ancient Egypt.

Developed by the Center of Science and Industry in Columbus, Ohio, "Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets Modern Science" uses technology to help unravel the mystery behind mummies.

Artifacts from the time of ancient Egypt are on display, including an actual mummy.

"Her name is Annie. She was given that name by the scientists that studied her. It's a nickname for anonymous," Changing Exhibits Manager Rebecca Tucker-Nall said. "The people who found her about 300 BC didn't know her name.

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