Mummy Mondays

Come by every Monday to learn about an Egyptian Mummy, including their life, death, and burial!

Mummy Monday: The Six-Fingered Boy

This week let’s talk about a mummy housed at the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology in Ann Arbor, Michigan! We do not know the name of this mummy, but he has been referred to as the Six-Fingered Boy. Life Unfortunately, we know very little about this mummy. We know the mummy dates to the Roman Period, […]

Mummy Monday: The Younger Lady

Let me present you with another mystery this week! Today I will be talking about the Younger Lady, a mummy found in the KV35 cache who has yet to be identified by name. Because we don’t know who she is, the information will be presented a little differently this week. Discovery The mummy dubbed the […]

Mummy Monday: Seti II

This week let’s take a look at another pharaoh from the 19th dynasty, Seti II! Life Seti II was the son of Pharaoh Merenptah and his wife Isetnofret II. He was probably born in the Lower Egyptian capital of Pi-Ramesses, where many of the kings of the 19th Dynasty ruled. There was some contest for […]

Mummy Monday: The Barnum Mummy

This week, lets talk about an elusive mummy that is located in Bridgeport, Connecticut at the Barnum Museum. This mummy was originally labeled as Pa-Ib based on the name on the sarcophagus, but this has been proved to not be the name of the mummy. So, the mummy is technically known at the Barnum Mummy! […]

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