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The Secrets of Tomb 10A: Egypt 2000 BC
Price Free
Age Suitability Teens and up
Categories Museums Galleries

The Secrets of Tomb 10A: Egypt 2000 BC

Saturday, Mar 13, 2010 10:00a
Museum of Fine Arts Boston, MA

The contents of a tomb discovered by archeologists almost a century ago, including a mummified head, an elaborately painted coffin, and dozens of wooden models of boats, are featured in this intelligent and engrossing exhibit. -- Sebastian Smee, Globe Staff

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Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 267-9300
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(no rating) October 18, 2009 - Boston.com - Sebastian Smee, Globe Staff

There are some things that bring the ancient Egyptians closer to us, and some that make them seem further away. Their religious beliefs, for instance, can be dauntingly arcane. And hieroglyphics, too, are hard to parse. But when Djehutynakht, a governor in Middle Kingdom Egypt, informs us that he has no wish to spend eternity eating his own excrement, I think we can all relate.

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Oct 15, 2009 - RainyDayInterns
Discover the secrets to Tomb 10A at the MFA!!!

We got a preview of it on Tuesday and it is spectacular! There is so much stuff there that one visit will not be NEARLY enough to see everything.

Here is a small sample of what is at the show:

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