The Thing Is... The Mummy's Curse
Sunday 24 February 2013, 15.00-16.00
Roger Luckhurst, a cultural historian at
Birkbeck College, University of London, will explore supernatural
beliefs about Egyptian artefacts in this talk. Hear how myth,
mystery and rumour fuelled this obsession in Victorian Britain and
the meaningful political and historical whispers that these
This event is FREE.
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For blind and partially sighted
Members of Wellcome Collection’s Visitor
Services team have been trained in audio description techniques by
Join members of the team from 14.00 for audio descriptions of
the ‘mystery object’, the event space and set-up, and
descriptions of a small number of relevant objects from our library
collections. Please note there will be
no audio description during the event.
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