Lectures are scheduled to be held inside the Irving J. Gill Auditorium at the SDMoM’s administrative building (located just west of the main museum building) at 11:00 a.m.
Lecture cost: Price of museum admission; free to SDMoM members.
Ron Beckett, PhD FAARC, Bioanthropology Research Institute
Gerald Conlogue Professor Diagnostic Imaging, Quinnipiac University, Diagnostic Imaging Program
Ronn Wade State Anatomy Board, Department of Health & Mental Hygiene Director, Anatomical Services Division, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore
This panel presentation will address the many faces of mummy science ranging from direct observation and photography to sophisticated imaging and laboratory methodologies. Further, the panel will describe the process of experimental mummification with respect to the current exhibition: Modern Day Mummy: The Art & Science of Mummification. The panel will also consider the future directions of Mummy Science Studies. The panel will be interactive and allow ample time for questions from the audience.