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Thursday, June 5, 2014

Arizona Science Center

If you live in or are visiting Phoenix and looking for something to do to stay out of the 110 degree temperature. The Arizona Science Center has a new exhibit that is an exciting educational activity that will entertain the whole family enjoy. The exhibit will be at the Science Center through the summer.

"Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science" is a new traveling exhibition that is at the Arizona Science Center May 31 - Sept. 1, 2014.

Lost Egypt is an immersive quest for knowledge that reveals how archaeologists use modern science and technology to uncover and understand the ancient civilization of Egypt. Through hands-on challenges, authentic artifacts and guidance from real archaeologists, visitors will unearth the mysteries of Egypt, its culture and its people.

This interactive exhibit features a real human mummy and animal mummies, as well as scans, forensic facial reconstructions and for the first time ever, a life-size rapid prototype of a mummy in a stage of "unwrapping." Visitors explore a re-creation of an Egyptian tomb, and authentic art and artifacts from the daily life and funerary culture of ancient Egypt.

Exhibit Highlights:
• A real human mummy and a life-size rapid prototype
• Animal mummies, plus scans and information about animals in ancient Egypt
• Art and artifacts from the daily life and funerary culture of ancient Egypt
• Connections to real scientists working on projects in Egypt
• Connections to the scientific process used by archaeologists and other scientists, including hands-on challenges, interactive exhibits and technology
• Connections to how ancient Egyptian people and culture relate to us today

The Arizona Science Center has many other exhibits that can provide hours of entertainment for any age group. They are open daily from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

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