Mummy case restored and on display in Bologna

21 September 2015

The restored mummy case of PeftjauneithThe restored mummy case of Peftjauneith

Peftjauneith is back in top form! In the summer of 2015, the museum conservators began restoring the mummy case of this Egyptian from circa 650 BC. They cleaned the case, treated tears and cracks, and touched up areas of flaking paint.

Egitto: splendore millenario

From 17 October 2015 to 17 July 2016, Peftjauneith will be on display in the exhibition Egitto: splendore millenario in the Museo Civico Archeologico in Bologna, along with several hundred other objects from our Egyptian collection. From October 2016, the mummy case will form a highlight of our new permanent exhibition on Egypt.