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  • Carthage: The image of a lost city

    Carthage: The image of a lost city

    An exhibition always poses problems of representation. In the case of the lost city of Carthage: stereotypes and a lack of information. By its upcoming exhibition the National Museum of Antiquities seeks to shed new light on the Tunisian Unesco site.
  • Mummies and coffins in Leiden

    Mummies and coffins in Leiden

    Somehow mummies and coffins have always fascinated people. Why? From the moment archaeologists excavated many of them, mummies and coffins started lives that were not originally intended.