Here at COSI May 26 - September 3, 2018
EXHIBITION HIGHLIGHTS
CAMEL PACK
Climb aboard a life-size camel, and pick the equipment you’ll take on your excavation.
WRITING HIEROGLYPHICS
Decode an authentic hieroglyphic message from ancient Egypt.
TOMB ART
Walk through a recreated tomb hallway, using mirrors to illuminate the artwork and hieroglyphics.
MUMMIFICATION THEATER
Multimedia and light effects unveil the ancient Eqyptians’ beliefs about the afterlife.
DIG SITE
Match pottery fragments, identify bones, and compare seals at an interactive mock excavation site.
MUMMY DISPLAY
Discover the forensic evidence that brings this real Egyptian mummy’s story to life.
ANIMAL MUMMIES
View authentic animal mummies, and interpret X-rays of other specimens to reveal how they were mummified.
PYRAMID BLOCK CHALLENGE
Move a large “stone” using ancient Egyptian engineering methods.

20% Increase in Attendance Reported by Host Museums!

EXPY Award Winner for Outstanding Experience!

Lost Egypt was produced by COSI in cooperation with the Science Museum Exhibit Collaborative. Artifacts are on loan from the Brooklyn Museum and The Academy of Natural Sciences. Photography © 2008 Brad Feinknopf. Mummy scans © 2005 Akhmim Mummy Studies Consortium.