Death + Technology

Seattle Librarians Tackle Mummy Eating

Guanajuato Mummy Hand, by Tomascastelazo

The Seattle Public Library “Shelf Talk” blog posts questions of the month, answered by their reference librarians. March’s curiosity happens to deal with death: the ancient practice of munching on ground up mummies for their alleged curative powers.

See what they have to say!

(Thanks to librarian/archivist friend of DeathRef @leahpearse for passing this along!)