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Teachers' Notes

Resource created by Leeds Museums and Galleries: Discovery Centre

Exploring the story of Nesyamun, the Ancient Egyptian mummmified man displayed at City Museum in Leeds.

Curriculum Links

  • KS2 History: Ancient Egypt


Discussion Ideas

  • Why do we find mummified people so fascinating?
  • What did the Ancient Egyptians believe about life after death?
  • What do you think of the Egyptian idea of life after death?
  • What would be your personal ideal life after death?
  • Should we have the mummified remains of Ancient Egyptian people in museums in the UK?