Latest Mummy Stories

2010-11-11 09:35:00

Archaeologists have discovered six mummified dogs that they believe were used in 15th Century religious ceremonies.

2010-11-03 13:21:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the most successful exhibitions in the California Science Center's 13-year history, Mummies of the World is moving to extended hours for the final days before closing on November 28, 2010.

2010-10-25 12:24:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Mummies of the World, the largest exhibition of mummies ever assembled, made a charitable donation of $25,000 to the Childrens Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) in a special ceremony on Friday, Oct.

2010-09-10 10:34:00


2010-08-23 17:26:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Mummies of the World, the largest exhibition of mummies ever assembled, welcomed its 100,000th visitor Thursday, Aug. 19 - just seven weeks after its July 1 world premiere at the California Science Center.

2010-07-28 10:00:00

LOS ANGELES, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Extended weekend hours have been put in place to accommodate large crowds of visitors wishing to see the Mummies of the World exhibit for the remainder of the summer.

2010-06-30 12:10:00

The New Scientist reported this week that King Tut's mummy might have been sabotaged in order to hide his less than endowed genitalia.

2010-06-24 11:14:00

LOS ANGELES, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Using 21st-century technology to help researchers understand more about an 18th-century mummy, an adult male mummy born in 1765 in Vac, Hungary received a non-invasive computerized tomography (CT) scan at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center's S.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.