Animal Mummies

PUBLISHED: 13:57 19 January 2006 | UPDATED: 09:27 06 May 2010

Mummified rats, birds, crocodiles and more at an exhibition at Letchworth Museum & Art Gallery, from January 28 until March 25. Find out why animals were so important for the ancient Egyptians and how they mummified them (well, I hope!). The exhibition is

Mummified rats, birds, crocodiles and more at an exhibition at Letchworth Museum & Art Gallery, from January 28 until March 25. Find out why animals were so important for the ancient Egyptians and how they mummified them (well, I hope!). The exhibition is from the Walter Rothschild Museum, Tring with mummies from museums all over the country. The museum is open daily from 10am to 5pm; closed Wednesdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays, free admission - further information on 685647.


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