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a hand holding a copy of the BBC History Magazine with a focus on the quote by Angela Stienne: "Mummies have been objectified by museums but, first and foremost, they are human bodies".

BBC History Magazine

A one page feature expanding on the History Extra podcast, eploring the question of the ethics surrounding the display of Egyptian mummified bodies in museums.

Mummy Stories in plain black text


How do we share stories from the museum, encourage wider discussion and build up our audience? In this video, Dr Angela Stienne shares the fascinating background to Mummy Stories, the first and largest participatory project of its kind. This video offeres practical advice for professionals wanting to create impactful projects.

A group of museum scholars and curators on a panel engaging with the public.

Human remains at the World Museum

Read this blog about the two human remains debates I chaired at the World Museum in Liverpool here

A photograph of Angela Stienne, a blonde white woman wearing a red dress and beige trenchcoat, holding a copy of the book Mummified, in a restaurant setting.


My first book, Mummified, is an extension of Mummy Stories and my public speaking and outreach over the past years. It is now out in paperback and ebook!

A screenshot of a National Grographic Kids magazine with the Big Interview featuring Angela Stienne

NatGeo Kids

Two page feature 'The big interview' in National Geographic Kids UK, exploring the question of human remains in museums and their displacement, for young audiences. Includes mention on ways to get involved with Mummy Stories.

a photograph of the book Mummified with underneath the text "Mummified by Angela Stienne"

Unseen Histories

An exclusive excerpt of Mummified, The stories behind Egyptian mummies in museums (MUP, 2022)

An Egyptian wood coffin.

Call for new ethical guidelines

New research into Egyptian mummies leads to calls for major ethical review, as published in the Museum Association. Read more here


The Routledge Handbook of Museums, Heritage, and Death

Edited by Trish Biers & Katie Stringer Clary, this new handbook is going to fast become a go-to resource to explore this topic. Find out more on the Routledge website.

John Coster and Angela Stienne discussing museum ethics during a live interview at the Documentary Media Centre

In conversation at the Documentary Media Centre 

A live interview and Q&A recorded in Leicester in January 2020 exploring the career of Dr Angela Stienne, with a particular focus on the communication of the ethics of human remains and the future of Mummy Stories. Includes questions about what Hollywood gets wrong, and can we ever get ethics right!

illustration of a skull with underneath "Le Bizarreum par Juliette Cazes"

Interview par Le Bizarreum

2019 interview with Le Bizarreum on my work and current debates, in French!

Black text reading "I want to share the stories of mummies in museums - Angela Stienne

Nile Scribes

Read all about Mummy Stories in this great interview for Nile Scribes here

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