Category: mummy

Boris Karloff in a publicity still for The Mummy (1932)

X-RAY MUMMY – X-ray skeleton of a mummy in the General Electric exhibit at the 1939/1940 World’s Fair in New York. (NYPL)

Hawk-shaped mummy, Egypt, circa 400 B.C.-100 A.D., made of linen and animal remains, courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Coffin and Corn Mummy with Osiris mask, Egypt, 664–30 B.C.

(The Met)

Mummy head, Egypt, via New York Public Library.

Mummy Mask, Romano-Egyptian, A.D. 150–200, stucco with inlaid eyes.

(Getty Museum)

PIRAMIDES ET MOMIES – Ancient pyramids and mummies illustrated in a 1683 edition of Description de L’Universe by Alain Manesson Mallet, Paris.

“An X-ray on the 2,500-year-old boy, who was on display at Torquay museum, revealed that the coffin is 1,000 years older than the mummy inside.” (The Sun)

PIRAMIDES ET MOMIES – Ancient pyramids and mummies illustrated in a 1683 edition of Description de L’Universe by Alain Manesson Mallet, Paris.

Portrait of an Egyptian mummy, 1881, by Emil Brugsch-Bey.

(New York Public Library)