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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

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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.

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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.

2010-06-08 12:06:00

LOS ANGELES, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Tickets are on sale now for Mummies of the World, the largest exhibition of mummies ever assembled, which makes its world premiere July 1 at the California Science Center in Los Angeles for a limited time. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100525/LA10818) Mummies of the World is an astounding collection of both naturally and intentionally preserved human and animal mummies, as well as related artifacts from all over the globe, presented together...


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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