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Review: Mummy/Be King

PBS Series Looks at the Origins of the Niagra Mummy
 
Declared a fraud, traded and displayed as a novelty where such luminaries as Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S. Grant were among the crowds that came to the Niagra Falls Museum to see him – the Niagra Falls Mummy could be the Lost Pharaoh.

The mystery of this mummy is examined in a new documentary that debuted earlier this year. The documentary is available for purchase via the link on the right.

The mummy may have languished is a curiosity if it weren’t for the fact that the Niagara Falls Museum closed down and its mummies – yes, there were more than one – were sold. The mummies were sold to the Carlos Museum at Emory University, where the cross armed figure suggested royal origins.

Dr. Salima Ikram, Dr. Zahi Hawass and others help to unravel the mystery. Directed by Jill Shinefield, “The Mummy Who Would Be King. is part of the NOVA series.
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It is a tantalizing idea and an outrageous long-shot: a shriveled mummy with crossed arms that has lain neglected on a dusty museum shelf at Niagara Falls could be the remnants of a long-lost Egyptian king. While a trail of clues hints at how the looted mummy made its way to North America, archaeologists, scientists, and even an orthodontist look to the latest genetic testing and imaging techniques in hopes of ascertaining the body's hidden identity. NOVA reveals an astounding story filled with historical intrigue and the wonders of forensic science, on The Mummy Who Would Be King, For further information or DVD purchase follow the link below.

Mummy Who Would Be King
 
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