All photos, captions: Andrew Fox, ©FAMSF
Overview of the gallery, click to expand:
The coffin and mummy of Irethorrou. He’s the star of the show, if you will.
Forensic reconstruction of the head of Irethorrou’s father Ankhwenefer, whose mummy is currently housed in the collection of the Washington State Historical Society
Tasty mummy cookies were served to the press.
Organist Robert Gurney plays seasonal tunes on the Legion’s 1924 Skinner organ. Selections included the themes from Dr. Who and the Addams Family, as well as Bach’s famous Prelude (minus the fugue) in D-minor.
Halloween decor at the Legion of Honor, courtesy of the creative minds of the flower committee
All right, see you there!
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