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
in 1599 the Capuchin Catacombs in Palermo, Italy became a final
resting place for well-preserved monks, priests and others
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
minor wild west outlaw who
a mummy can become big business.
Mummies: A look at some of the more famous mummified individuals of
Frozen mummies help solve the
mystery of a tragic search for a Northwest Passage
Two World War II
whose preserved and frozen bodies were found in a California glacier
alpine glaciers are releasing the bodies of long-lost people
Salt Mummies: Mummified bodies have been found in a salt mine...and studies
are underway to discover more about them
to man known as the 'last of his tribe"
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?
from her burial cave near Chihuahua, Mexico, this girl is
displayed at the Museum of Man. Read her tragic story.
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?
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
Mummies Made at Home: People
forgotten for years and found mummified
This "Sleeping Beauty" died in 1920 and was embalmed
by Alfredo Salafia using a secret technique
Khac Minh: The
almost 400-year-old mummified body of a Buddhist monk from Vietnam.
Mummies Q&A: Reader
questions and answers about mummies from around the world