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May 23, 2012
David L. Ryan/Globe Staff
The "Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science" exhibit at Boston's Museum of Science opens Sunday.
Mimi Leveque (left), Peabody Essex Museum conservator, Becca Melius (center), curator of Boston's Museum of Science, and intern Rebecca Barber examined a mummy.
The mummy had to be unpacked from its protective case.
Leveque worked on the mummy on Tuesday.
A closer look at the mummy's details. The exhibit features a mummy prototype in its "unwrapping" stage.
Detail of a mummy in the exhibit.
Intern Rebecca Barber looked over a coffin in the exhibit.