August 27, 2015


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Sarcophagus to rise over courtyard

Museum wraps up preparations for ancient Egypt exhibit

Kim Forrest (left) and Anne Armit pose with their colourful creation for the Manitoba Museum's Mummy of Pesed exhibit. (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press)
The sarcophagus features vibrant colours throughout. (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press)
Kim Forrest works on a detail. (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press)
Kim Forrest examines the head area of the sarcophagus. (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press)
Forrest works on an intricate detail on the sarcophagus' headdress. (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press)
A detail from the sarcophagus. (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press)
More detail of the sarcophagus. (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press)
Gold, red, and blue add contrast to the bright orange figure.  (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press)
The museum's Main Street plaza is where the sarcophagus will stand for the duration of the exhibit. (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press)
Kim Forrest (left) and Anne Armit pose with their colourful creation for the Manitoba Museum's Mummy of Pesed exhibit. - (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press)
The sarcophagus features vibrant colours throughout. - (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press)
Kim Forrest works on a detail. - (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press)
Kim Forrest examines the head area of the sarcophagus. - (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press)
Forrest works on an intricate detail on the sarcophagus' headdress. - (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press)
A detail from the sarcophagus. - (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press)
More detail of the sarcophagus. - (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press)
Gold, red, and blue add contrast to the bright orange figure. - (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press)
The museum's Main Street plaza is where the sarcophagus will stand for the duration of the exhibit. - (Ruth Bonneville / Winnipeg Free Press)
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Updated on Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 1:26 PM CDT: Corrected engineer to architect

10:23 PM: Correction re: job description.

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