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Ankh-hap

Forever is too long: How I said no to the afterlife and yes to unlimited visitation
May 28, 2013 · 2 Comments

Things took a turn for the more serious with Ankh Hap, our recently-relocated original Museum Mummy. If this is your first time tuning into our otherworldly correspondence, we suggest you catch up here. The latest stems from an unexpected invitation to the afterlife, which I was extremely flattered by and unprepared for. It’s simply not […]

Emails from the other side: When it comes to ushabtis, is it possible to miss something you never had?
May 20, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

Our correspondence with Ankh Hap, the original Museum mummy, continues this week with a discussion of ushabtis — miniature funerary figurines placed in ancient Egyptian tombs and meant to take the place of the deceased should they be called upon to perform any manual labor in the afterlife. Apparently one can’t even count on death […]

Emails from the other side: The Museum Mummy flatters a staffer
May 13, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

If you’ve been following along as our veteran Museum Mummy, Ankh Hap, prepares to adjust to his new living quarters, welcome back. If you’ve not, you’ll probably want to catch up here and here. The gist is this: Our previously singular mummy will be gaining several new roommates when he moves into the new Hall […]

Emails from the other side: Our correspondence with a corpse continues
May 6, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

For those of you just checking in, our Museum Mummy, Ankh Hap, is getting some majorly upgraded digs when our Hall of Ancient Egypt opens to the public this month. Unfortunately, it seems he was the last to know that the luxurious new living space would also come with new roommates. Ankh Hap wrote us […]



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