Mummies

  • Vanderbilt University

    Student Skull Sessions in Peru

    Vanderbilt archaeologist Tiffiny Tung leads students to Peru where they assist in groundbreaking research into the Wari culture, a society that existed over 1500 years ago. Tung is the recipient of the 2011-12 Chancellor’s Cup.  The award is given annually for “the greatest contribution outside the classroom to undergraduate student-faculty… Read More

    Jul. 18, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Kara Cooney: “Egyptian Burial Practices”

    Watch video of Dr. Kara Cooney speaking Nov. 3 on “Egyptian Burial Practices.” The host of the Discovery Channel series “Out of Egypt” and an assistant professor of Egyptian art and architecture at the University of California-Los Angeles examines the mummy as evidence of adaptations made in reaction to the… Read More

    Nov. 4, 2011