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Blog Archive: People

[image] How Hollywood Turned Mummies Into Monsters

How Hollywood Turned Mummies Into Monsters

Archaeological discoveries provided the impetus for mummies to become staples of silver screen horror. This post is a companion for the upcoming talk by Stuart Tyson Smith, "Hollywood Fantasies, Egyptian Realities," part of this fall's Stories from Egypt series.
[image] What Would an Ancient Egyptian Date Night Look Like?

What Would an Ancient Egyptian Date Night Look Like?

Even though traditions might be different, shared feelings connect romance through time. We've captured this in our new "Date Night in a Box," with an Egyptian theme, available at the NHMU Store.
[image] Ancient Egyptian Love Songs Connect Romance Across Time

Ancient Egyptian Love Songs Connect Romance Across Time

Ancient Egyptians wrote beautiful love songs to each other. Egyptologist Cynthia May Sheikholeslami--a featured speaker in our October program "Stories from Egypt"--is an expert on these tunes from a different time.
[image] The Art of Making Diné Baskets

The Art of Making Diné Baskets

Every step of making a Diné basket is an art.
[image] Navajo Baskets Weave Together Generations

Navajo Baskets Weave Together Generations

NHMU celebrates the vibrant tradition of Navajo basketry with a new online gallery
[image] Francene and Kenneth’s Explorer Corps Anniversary Adventure

Francene and Kenneth’s Explorer Corps Anniversary Adventure

Explorer Corps First to 29. Francene and Kenneth Spencer were looking to celebrate their 56th wedding anniversary while also staying close to home--they are the first people we know of to visit all of the markers!
[image] Makeup in Ancient Egypt

Makeup in Ancient Egypt

Many of our daily cosmetic rituals have equivalents in Ancient Egypt.
[image] Trailblazing Women in Science: Mae Jemison

Trailblazing Women in Science: Mae Jemison

Jemison was the first woman of color in space.
Tags: research
[image] Trailblazing Women in Science: Nalini Nadkarni

Trailblazing Women in Science: Nalini Nadkarni

Nadkarni is known as "queen of the forest canopy."
[image] Trailblazing Women in Science: Ayah Bdeir

Trailblazing Women in Science: Ayah Bdeir

Ayah Bdeir's career thrives at the intersection of art and technology.