Laura Phillips, left, and Martha Alder, both from the University of Washington’s Burke Museum, confer with CT technician Jim Anderson on how to scan a 2,000-year-old mummy. The University of Washington is coming to the rescue of the state’s natural history museum, offering the Burke Museum a short-term loan so construction of its new building can keep going even with its state funding in limbo after the Legislature failed to pass a capital projects budget for 2017-19.
Laura Phillips, left, and Martha Alder, both from the University of Washington’s Burke Museum, confer with CT technician Jim Anderson on how to scan a 2,000-year-old mummy. The University of Washington is coming to the rescue of the state’s natural history museum, offering the Burke Museum a short-term loan so construction of its new building can keep going even with its state funding in limbo after the Legislature failed to pass a capital projects budget for 2017-19. Jimi Lott KRT file
Laura Phillips, left, and Martha Alder, both from the University of Washington’s Burke Museum, confer with CT technician Jim Anderson on how to scan a 2,000-year-old mummy. The University of Washington is coming to the rescue of the state’s natural history museum, offering the Burke Museum a short-term loan so construction of its new building can keep going even with its state funding in limbo after the Legislature failed to pass a capital projects budget for 2017-19. Jimi Lott KRT file

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