Latest Mummy Stories

2008-08-01 03:00:22

By Chris Hewitt, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Aug. 1--The actor who comes off best in "The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor" is the one who opted out: Rachel Weisz.

2008-07-31 21:00:26

By Stephanie Schomer We probably could have done without this resurrection.

2008-07-31 18:00:33

By Lawrence Toppman, The Charlotte Observer, N.C. Jul.

2008-07-31 12:00:44

By Stephanie Schomer, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Jul. 31--We probably could have done without this resurrection.

2008-07-31 06:00:40

By Phil Villarreal, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Jul. 31--WHOEVER BURIED THE DRAGON EMPEROR -- a cursed Chinese super-mummy waiting to bust out and enslave China -- really didn't want him to be discovered.

2008-07-15 09:00:39

AOL and Universal Pictures have teamed to debut a thrilling online adventure for movie fans and gamers alike: "The Dragon Emperor's Challenge" - a series of eight games inspired by Universal Pictures' upcoming epic adventure "The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor." The promotion also includes a sweepstakes with daily prize giveaways and Grand Prizes valued at more than $20,000.

2008-07-11 09:00:40

Government censors reportedly are demanding changes be made to The Mummy: The Tomb of the Dragon Emperor before the movie is released in China. Starring Brendan Fraser, Michelle Yeoh and Jet Li, the third installment in the Mummy franchise was filmed in China.

2008-05-07 10:35:28

Digital medical imaging and information technology from Carestream Health, Inc., is playing a key role in helping The Field Museum of Chicago discover and analyze secrets hidden within its world-class collections.

2007-12-22 18:20:00

Months after Egypt boldly announced that archaeologists had identified a mummy as the most powerful queen of her time, scientists in a museum basement are still analyzing DNA from the bald, 3,500-year-old corpse to try to back up the claim aired on TV.

2007-11-05 03:00:10

THE linen wrapped mummy of King Tut was put on public display for the first time today - 85 years after the 3,000-year-old boy pharaoh's golden enshrined tomb and mummy were discovered in Luxor's Valley of the Kings.

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.