Then the skin was painted with manganese--giving the mummy
a black color.
The book opens with a fascinating account of the discovery of the mummy
portraits and their reception in scholarly and popular realms.
During an "off-the-record" bull session with reporters later that day, White House press secretary Mike McCurry topped Clinton's gag with one of his own: "Probably she does look good compared to the mummy
he's been [having sex with].
When President Clinton viewed the mummy
, he Elvissed that she was a pretty little thing, and he might have liked to date her.
room has been completely overhauled and partitioned off from the rest of the museum.
To unravel some of that mystery, researchers put the mummy
through a day-long X-ray scattering experiment at the Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois, using the synchrotron at the facility.
BRITISH actress Valerie Leon played a dual role in Hammer Horror's 1971 film, Blood From the Mummy
's Tomb, appearing as both Margaret Fuchs and the evil mummy
of Egyptian Queen Tera, who possesses her.
takes me to the shops to buy sweeties.
Jaipur, Mar 8(ANI): A three-member team from Egypt on Tuesday re-preserved a 2,300 old Egyptian mummy
in Jaipur, Rajasthan.
A 4000-YEAR-OLD Chinese mummy
has been claimed as a Scot - because of its red hair and kilt-like dress.
The exhibition is designed to transport onlookers back to the Egyptian tombs of Akhmim and the funerary tables and labs of ancient mortuaries; through the discovery of mummies by Western explorers and the ensuing "unrolling" soirees of the 19th century; to current-day mummy
research, including reconstruction of mummies' facial features in sculptural busts and digitizing mummies' body cavities using scanning technology from radiology labs.
When she was 4 years old, she saw a mummy
in a Springfield museum, a chance encounter that launched a lifelong fascination with mummies.
Summary: <p>Scientists trying to unwrap the mysteries of a more than 2,500-year-old mummy
believed to be an ancient Egyptian priest have conducted computer scans to help determine how the man died, what was buried with him and what he looked like.
Archaeologists have long questioned how an unidentified man entombed in a 1,700-year-old mummy
at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery met his death.