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Portrait of PUM III

Major collection: Holography
Named collection: Holography Collection
Object type: hologram
Maker: Houde-Walter, William R.; Benton, Stephen A.; Mingace, Jr., Herbert S.
Date made: 1976
Materials: white light transmission; film
Measurements: 9 in x 9 1/2 in
Nomenclature: historical
Classification: holograms

Dim, rainbow-colored image of a human skull; difficult to get a bright image of entire skull. PUM refers to Pennslyvania University Museum, number 3 mummy.

Silver tape around borders acts as a frame, holding the film and plexiglas together. Please note that due to the unique challenges of holography as a medium, high-resolution digital images are not available for most items in the holography collection. Please contact us for more information on reproducing images of holograms.

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