Images of the Afterlife at The Field Museum
June 8, 2012 1:00PM
A portrait bust of King Tutankhamun - depicting how he might have looked at the time of his death - is displayed as the centerpiece of the Images of the Afterlife exhibit in The Field Museum Friday, June 8, 2012, in Chicago. The exhibit includes CT scans of Egyptian mummies, including that of King Tutankhamun, and two other scans of mummies in their wrappings and coffins. | John J. Kim~Sun-Times
The Field Museum, 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr., opened a new exhibit titled Images of the Afterlife, which displays portrait busts of how mummies - including King Tutankhamun - might have looked a the time of their deaths. CT scans were performed on two of the mummies residing at The Field Museum, and interactive digital imaging scans are viewable at the exhibit.