Mummies around the World: An Encyclopedia of Mummies in History, Religion, and Popular Culture

Editor: Cardin, Matt
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Single-User Purchase Price: $89.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $133.50
ISBN: 978-1-61-069419-3
Image Count: 49
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

This comprehensive encyclopedia focuses on all aspects of mummies: their ancient and modern history; their scientific study; their occurrence around the world; the religious and cultural beliefs surrounding them; and their roles in literary and cinematic entertainment.

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Table of Contents

  • Guide to Related Topics
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Timeline
  • A
  • Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy
  • Akhmim Mummy Studies Consortium
  • Alexander, Tenth Duke of Hamilton
  • Animal mummies
  • Anubis
  • Aufderheide, Arthur Carl
  • The Awakening
  • B
  • Bahariya Oasis: Valley of the Golden Mummies
  • Belzoni, Giovanni
  • Bentham, Jeremy
  • Bioanthropology Research Institute
  • Blackwood, Algernon
  • Bog bodies
  • Book of the Dead
  • The Book of the Dead (anthology)
  • Brugsch, Emile
  • Bubba Ho-Tep
  • Buddhist self-mummification
  • C
  • Capuchin Catacombs of Palermo
  • Carnarvon, Fifth Earl of (George Herbert)
  • Carter, Howard
  • Chaney, Lon, Jr.
  • Chinchorro mummies
  • Church of the Dead
  • Cladh Hallan mummies
  • Coffin Texts
  • Collecting mummies
  • Corelli, Marie
  • Crypt mummies of Sommersdorf Castle
  • D
  • Dawson, Warren Royal
  • Displaying mummies
  • Doctor Who: Pyramids of Mars
  • Doyle, Arthur Conan
  • E
  • Egyptian Antiquities Museum
  • Egyptian collection, the British Museum
  • Egyptian mummies
  • Egyptian mummification methods
  • Egyptomania
  • Embalming
  • Experimental mummification
  • F
  • Fire mummies: The Ibaloy mummies of the Philippines
  • Freund, Karl
  • G
  • Gautier, Theophile
  • Gebelein Man
  • Genetic study of mummies
  • German Mummy Project
  • Gliddon, George Robins
  • Grauballe Man
  • Greenhill, Thomas
  • H
  • Haggard, H. Rider
  • Hammer Films mummy series
  • Hierakonpolis
  • Howard, Robert E.
  • I
  • Ice mummies
  • Imhotep
  • Inca mummies
  • Incorruptibles
  • Isis
  • J
  • The Jewel of Seven Stars
  • Juanita, the Inca Ice Maiden
  • K
  • Karloff, Boris
  • Kharis
  • L
  • Lee, Christopher
  • Lenin, Vladimir
  • Lindow Man
  • “Lost in a Pyramid; or, The Mummy's Curse”
  • Lovecraft, H. P.
  • M
  • Manchester Egyptian Mummy Project
  • The Manchester Mummy (Hannah Beswick)
  • Mariette, Auguste
  • Marquise of Tai
  • Medical imaging of mummies
  • Medicine and mummies
  • Mummies of Europe
  • Mummies of Ferentillo
  • Mummies of Guanajuato
  • Mummies of Latin America
  • Mummies of Lithuania
  • Mummies of the World: The Exhibition
  • Mummies of Venzone
  • The Mummy! A Tale of the Twenty-Second Century
  • The Mummy (1932)
  • The Mummy (1959)
  • The Mummy (1999) and The Mummy Returns
  • Mummy documentaries
  • The mummy in popular culture
  • The mummy in Western fiction: Beginnings to 1922
  • The mummy in Western fiction: From 1922 to the twenty-first century
  • Mummy movies
  • The mummy on television
  • Mummy portraits
  • Mummy unwrappings
  • Mummy's curse
  • The Mummy's Ghost and The Mummy's Curse
  • The Mummy's Hand
  • The Mummy's Tomb
  • N
  • Napoleon and the birth of Egyptology
  • Nasca mummies
  • Natural mummification
  • Nesyamun or Natsef-amun, the Leeds Mummy
  • O
  • Opening of the Mouth
  • Osiris
  • Ötzi the Iceman
  • P
  • Pettigrew, Thomas Joseph
  • Poe, Edgar Allan
  • Q
  • Quinn, Seabury
  • R
  • Religion and mummies
  • Rice, Anne
  • Rohmer, Sax
  • Rosetta Stone
  • Royal mummies of Egypt, Part One: Third to Eighteenth Dynasties
  • Royal mummies of Egypt, Part Two: Nineteenth to Twenty-fifth Dynasties
  • Ruffer, M. A.
  • S
  • Seth
  • Siberian Ice Maiden/Ukok princess
  • Smith, Clark Ashton
  • Smith, Grafton Elliot
  • Smoked bodies of Papua New Guinea
  • Summum
  • Swiss Mummy Project
  • T
  • Theban Necropolis
  • Tollund Man
  • Tutankhamun (“King Tut”)
  • U
  • Uhle, Max
  • Universal Studios mummy series
  • V
  • Valley of the Kings
  • Vatican Mummy Project
  • “The Vengeance of Nitocris”
  • von Kahlbutz, Christian Friedrich
  • W
  • Windeby Girl
  • The World Congresses on Mummy Studies
  • Bibliography
  • About the Contributors