The Tulane Hullabaloo

Unwrapping the history of Tulane’s Egyptian collection

Mimi Leveque (back), Melinda Nelson-Hurst (middle) and Caroline Parris (front) examine part of the coffin of Amenemope.

Fiona Grathwohl and Robin Boch

August 31, 2017

More than 3000 years after they died and after more than a century and a half of being closely studied by accomplished archeologists, two mummies are making their public debuts at Tulane's Middle American Research Institute, located in Dinwiddie Hall.  Tulane's private collection of mummies and related...