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This May, during a visit to Sir John Soane’s Museum in central London, I had the pleasure of receiving a private tour of the sarcophagus of Seti I, arguably the most important ancient Egyptian artifact outside Egypt, from visitor assistant Jonty Stern.

0:00 Introduction
0:48 How the sarcophagus came to London
12:23 Scribd
13:29 What the sarcophagus says
23:52 The fate of Seti’s mummy
26:53 The reign of Seti I
29:19 Features of the sarcophagus
31:52 Images of death