This is the bartender at The River Lethe. The breakout character of 2016, you just wait and see. Exclusively appearing in Week 4 of THE MUMMY'S SABBATICAL.
Universal’s classic monsters are about to return in a big way. The studio is currently planning remakes of many of its iconic horror films like The Mummy, The Wolf Man, The Invisible Man and The Creature From the Black Lagoon, all of which will take place in the same universe. Clearly they’re hoping to emulate […]
If you find a mummy sleeping bag to constricting to sleep with on backpacking or camping trips, a hoodless quilt can be a more comfortable and lighter weight sleep insulation option. Quilts insulate the top of your body at night, while you’re sleeping pad insulates the bottom. They’re very similar to sleeping with a blanket, making […]
Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities announced on Tuesday that they had discovered the 3,800-year-old remains of Lady Sattjeni, whose family ruled Elephantine, the tactically-important Egyptian isle near Aswan, in the country's southern portion. Sattjeni...Show More Summary
Morocco is a very large movie set — from sands to cities. It’s served as a stand-in for Arabia in “Lawrence of Arabia,” Abu Dhabi in “Sex in the City 2,” Egypt for “Evil Mummy” and for fantasy locations in “Game of Thrones.” But rarely is Morocco, Morocco in films. Narrimane Faquir, a Moroccan filmmaker, [...]Show More Summary
This week, we meet THE MUMMY'S GRADUATE ASSISTANT, Francesca, and introduce THE TITULAR SABBATICAL.
Archaeologists made an amazing discovery recently when they found the mummy of a tiny, 16- to 18-week gestation baby taken from a tomb in Egypt. The finding is a fascinating piece of evidence that Egyptians valued unborn babies thousands of years before ultrasounds or scientific discoveries about the beginning of life. CBS News reports researchers […]
Mummified body of miscarried baby found in tiny Egyptian coffin The tiny body of a miscarried baby, dating back more than 2,000 years, has been discovered hidden in a tiny Egyptian sarcophagus, no bigger than a shoe-box. The care with which the foetus was mummified and interred in the miniature coffin – with its arms crossed [...]
Surprising discovery is made through high-tech testing on a small coffin that was unearthed more than a century ago
Filming finally took place and wrapped in Savannah, Georgia on the supernatural horror film Mara, which stars Olga Kurylenko (Quantum of Solace, Oblivion) and Javier Botet (Mama Crimson Peak, The Mummy), who plays the title character. “Criminal psychologist Kate Fuller (Kurylenko) is assigned to the murder of a man who has seemingly been strangled in […]
What would you expect to find in a tiny 44 cm (17.3 inch) coffin from ancient Egypt? Most archeologists have historically assumed a sarcophagus that small would contain mummified organs, possibly removed from the mummy whose tomb it was found it. Researchers at the University of Cambridge’s...
WEEK TWO of the Mummy’s Sabbatical is now up! There are now enough strips that you can actually use the navigation buttons! LUXURIOUS! Also, many technical issues have been resolved with the website, thanks to my clever and generous pal, Duane Wilson.
Tom Cruise has long been one of the most passionate champions for the controversial Church of Scientology. The Telegraph reports that the actor is moving into the Scientology’s Saint Hill Manor headquarters in East Grinstead, Sussex....Show More Summary
CT scans of a miniature coffin revealed the youngest Egyptian mummy yet.
A tiny coffin believed for a century to be holding the organs of some ancient Egyptian or other actually contains what is likely the youngest mummy ever discovered, Discovery reports. Archaeologists dug up the 17-inch coffin in Giza, Egypt, in 1907, and it was handed over to the Fitzwilliam Museum...
An unusual mummy has been dug up recently and it's said to be a first in the history of archaeology. Bioarchaeologist Anne Austin from Stanford University discovered a 3,000-year-old female Egyptian mummy. What's different with this mummy among all the mummies that has been found is that it comes with ornate tattoos of animals and plants.
The fetus is "striking evidence of how an unborn child might be viewed in ancient Egyptian society," said an official at the Fitzwilliam Museum
A topless woman dining with the Grim Reaper, a town square full of mummies — no subject is too sensational for artist Nicole Eisenman's provocative paintings. The French artist, known for complex narrative scenes and symbolic portraits, shakes up traditional ideas about relationships through wordplay, absurdity, and intimacy."I was painting against ... More »
Tattoos found on other Egyptian mummies have been of abstract designs -- but this mummy's tattoos were different
What’s behind art history’s most radiant hues? Sea snails, cow urine, and mummy flesh, apparently.