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The mummy are undead creatures whose skin and organs have been preserved either deliberately, or through the environment.

Source[edit | edit source]

The act of deliberate mummification has been used by cultures all around the globe. The earliest known instances, were found in Nevada in North America. It is estimated that the mummies dated back to around 7,400 BC.

Media[edit | edit source]

Mummies appear in the following media:

Movies[edit | edit source]

  • The Mummy - from 1932, directed by Karl Freund, starring Boris Karloff
  • The Mummy - from 1999, directed by Stephen Sommers, produced by Universal Pictures/Alphaville Films, starring Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz;
  • The Mummy - from 2017, directed by Alex Kurtzman, produced by Universal Pictures and other, starring Tom Cruise, Russell Crowe;
  • Cléopâtre - short movie from 1899, directed by Georges Méliès

-> Read more: List of Mummy movies on IMDB

Games[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • "Mummy" also is used in the commonwealth to address someones mother. Many might remember "Queen Mum".