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Mummification: Resurrection of a Lost Art

  • Bowers Museum 2002 North Main Street Santa Ana, CA 92706 (map)

Live Music, Dinner, Lecture & Exhibit-Viewing Experience!

For the final lecture in our Mummy Mania Speaker Series, we are offering an exclusive dinner and lecture package that will take place under the stars in our enchanting Key Courtyard, with live music by The Pharaohs and access to Mummies of the World: The Exhibition! Who better to end this lecture series with than Dr. Bob Brier, aka Mr. Mummy!

Mumab, a human cadaver that Dr. Brier and Dr. Ronn Wade mummified in 1994, is currently featured in Mummies of the World: The Exhibition. If you haven't seen this spectacular exhibition or want to experience it again, it will open for viewing. Dinner packages include admission!

(5-Part) Mummy Mania Speaker Series:
Part 5: Dr. Bob Brier: Mummification: Resurrection of a Lost Art
Known to many as "Mr. Mummy," Dr. Bob Brier is an Egyptologist specializing in paleopathology. Considered one of the world's foremost experts on mummies, Dr. Brier is the first person in 2,000 years to mummify a human cadaver using the exact techniques of the ancient Egyptians. In this lecture, he will share his expertise on mummy preservation gained through experimental study.


5:00pm - 7:30pm: Access to exhibitions including Mummies of the World* 
5:00pm - 7:00pm: Live music by The Pharaohs
6:00pm - 7:30pm: Buffet Dinner in the Key Courtyard
7:30pm - 8:30pm: Outdoor lecture presentation with Dr. Brier followed by Q&A
8:30pm: Book signing with Dr. Brier
Location: Key Courtyard 


Live Music, Dinner & Lecture: Members $80 | Non-Members $90
*$60 for series ticketholders (call 714.567.3677 or purchase in person)
*Dinner packages include admission to Mummies of the World.
Dinner reservations required by 12:00pm on Wednesday, June 22. 

Live Music & Lecture only: Members $20 | Non-Member $30
*Lecture-only seating is directly behind dinner tables in the Key Courtyard
*Mummies of the World will be open for viewing at an addition cost: weekend general admission for members and non-members.