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Bog Bodies: Lindow Man The story of one of the most famous bog bodies ever found

Bog Bodies: Yde Girl The story of a teenage girl found in a Dutch bog

Catacomb Mummies: Beginning in 1599 the Capuchin Catacombs in Palermo, Italy became a final resting place for well-preserved monks, priests and others

Curiosities: In the 1800s and 1900s strange mummies were often displayed in carnival sideshows or back parlors of funeral homes. And sometimes they found their way into museums as "curiosities" for people to gawk at. Here are three such mummies

Elmer McCurdy: A minor wild west outlaw who demonstrates how a mummy can become big business. 

Famous Mummies: A look at some of the more famous mummified individuals of the world.

Franklin Expedition: Frozen mummies help solve the mystery of a tragic search for a Northwest Passage

Frozen WW2 Airmen: Two World War II airmen whose preserved and frozen bodies were found in a California glacier

Glacier Mummies: Melting alpine glaciers are releasing the bodies of long-lost people

Iranian Salt Mummies: Mummified bodies have been found in a salt mine...and studies are underway to discover more about them

Ishi: What happened to man known as the 'last of his tribe"

Juanita: Juanita (also known as "The Ice Maiden") was Discovered on the top of Mount Ampato near Arequipa, Peru, in 1995, the Ice Maiden was an Incan sacrifice. Is she being sacrificed again to feed the public's curiosity?

Lemon Grove Girl: Stolen from her burial cave near Chihuahua, Mexico, this girl is displayed at the Museum of Man. Read her tragic story.

John Wilkes Booth: The assassin of Abraham Lincoln was reportedly turned into a mummy, some thirty years after Lincoln's death and exhibited in the backroom of an Enid, Oklahoma funeral parlor and many carnival sideshows. Is this the whole story?

Kwaday Dan Ts’ěnchí: Three Canadian sheep hunters discovered the mummified body of what scientists first thought was an ancient man. Was this man similar to Ötzi? Yes--and no.

Natural Mummies Made at Home: People forgotten for years and found mummified

Rosalia Lombardo: This "Sleeping Beauty" died in 1920 and was embalmed by Alfredo Salafia using a secret technique

Vuc Khac Minh: The almost 400-year-old mummified body of a Buddhist monk from Vietnam.

World Mummies Q&A: Reader questions and answers about mummies from around the world

 

 

 

 

 

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