An Evening with Amunet

See the Face of a 2,000-Year-Old Mummy, Meet Experts, & Taste Ancient Egyptian Inspired Beer

Saturday, September 7, 2013, 5-9 p.m.

Ohio History Center

  amunetJoin the Ohio Historical Society (OHS) for a night of learning and celebration in honor of the 2,000-year-old mummy that has been in OHSs collection since the 1920s. Thanks to the 21st-century 3D imaging technology of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, OHS will unveil the 3D reconstruction of Amunets face at this event. The night includes fascinating presentations by experts on mummies, the 3D digital imaging, and the 3D facial reconstruction process. As part of the celebration, guests will also get to learn about the ancient beer-making process and taste a beer inspired by Amunet, created by Barleys Smokehouse and Brewpub in collaboration with The Actual Brewing Company and North High Brewing. The Nights Experts Mallory Busso, Case Western Reserve University, will discuss how she took CT scan images of Amunet to prepare for the 3D printing of Amunets skull. Mark Horner, The Technology House in Solon, Ohio, will describe the process of creating the 3D prototype of Amunets skull. Alexandra Victoria Elizabeth Keenan-Krilevich, Certified Forensic Facial Reconstructionist (pictured above), will reveal Amunets facial reconstruction and discuss the methods. Dr. Kathryn Jakes, of The Ohio State University, will share what we can learn from the wrappings around Amunets body. Leonard Kolada, Barleys Smokehouse and Brewpub, will share the process of creating their Ancient Egyptian inspired beer. Register online at $15 ($11/OHS Member) in advance by September 4. $20, ($15/OHS member) at the door. For more information, call 800.686.1541 or visit The Ohio History Center is located at 800 E. 17th Ave., Columbus, OH 43211.

Posted August 22, 2013
Topics: Archaeology

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