Facing History: Documenting and Sharing the Forensic Recreation of an Egyptian Mummy?s Face

  • Organization Name:
    Barnum Museum, The

  • Organization City:
    Bridgeport

  • Amount Awarded:
    $3,999.00

  • Fiscal Year:
    FY19

  • Grant Summary:

    The Barnum Museum plans to pursue an opportunity to engage a forensic imaging specialist in sculpting the face of the museum?s 4000-year-old Egyptian mummy using a 3-D print replica of the skull. Funding is requested to film the process, and to enable a live-streamed public program with facilitated discussion at the Museum. Filming will be done at the New York Academy of Art during a one-week course in forensic sculpting taught by the specialist, who will demonstrate with the mummy skull.


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