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Mummies of the World at HMNS
Three shrunken heads in the exhibition.  Mummies of the World Courtesy Photo
Mummies of the World at HMNS
Egyptian cats were ritually embalmed to accompany the dead.  Mummies of the World Courtesy Photo
Mummies of the World at HMNS
A mummy head from the South Pacific Island of Vanuatu. Mummies of the World Courtesy Photo
Mummies of the World at HMNS
One of the ancient Egyptian stars of the exhibition is the Nes-Hor mummy.  Mummies of the World Courtesy Photo
Mummies of the World at HMNS
A young visitor meets the 17th century Baron von Holz and no doubt admires his boots.  Mummies of the World Courtesy Photo