To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum
July 13 - September 7, 2008
Indianapolis Museum of Art
To Live Forever explores the ancient Egyptian belief that death was an enemy that could be beaten through proper preparation. 120 objects, including statuary, coffins, jewelry and vessels, from the Brooklyn Museum's extensive, world-renowned collection tells the story of mummification, the funeral procession and rituals, the contents of the tomb, the final judgment, and the idealized afterlife. See funeral accessories that were used to defeat death and achieve success in the afterlife.
To Live Forever News
RETAIL: Bastet Cat
Worshipped throughout ancient Egypt, Bastet (or Bast) became known as the goddess of joy and protector of women. Made in Egypt. Only $25.
Available at the IMA Store online!