Many mummies have been found in the territory of today's Peru. Throughout the exhibition you will learn how did they mummify and who were the Inca mummies. This nation worshiped its gods so much they did not hesitate to practice mass human sacrifices, including sacrificing their own children..
A unique Scottish physician and pathologist dissected and mummified human remains for the needs of his students. It is not yet known what method he used. However, the bodies are completely preserved. These mummies are part of the exhibition.
Scientists are trying to unravel the ancient practices of Egyptian mummification rituals and mummify bodies of voluntary donors following these practices. Another group of scientists are trying to reveal the secrets of natural mummification. The mummies created from both natural and artificial mummification can be found at the show.
The exhibition contains a collection of ritually shrunken heads of warriors, which were used as ritual objects bringing their bearer the power of a killed warrior. How were these heads created and how were they preserved? That you can also see in the Mummies of the World exhibition.
You will find the answer to this question at the show.