Mummies

Motherboard

Dozens of Cat Mummies Found in 4,500-Year-Old Egyptian Tombs

The King Userkaf pyramid complex at Saqqara is the final resting place for cats and scarab beetles—and it still contains unopened tombs.
Becky Ferreira
11.12.18
Motherboard

Yukon Miners Dug Up a 50,000 Year Old Mummified Wolf Pup

The preserved corpses of an ice age wolf pup and caribou calf, dug up in 2016 in the Yukon, are on display in Dawson City.
Jordan Pearson
9.14.18
Mummies

Authorities Opened That Black Sarcophagus and Found Three Mummies Stewing in Sewage

"The sarcophagus has been opened, but we have not been hit by a curse.”
Becky Ferreira
7.19.18
Photography

This Guy Spent a Week Inside Italian Catacombs Taking Photos of Corpses

More than 8,000 mummies line the walls of Sicily's ancient, eerie Capuchin Catacombs.
Miss Rosen
7.16.18
To The Bone

Ancient Skeletons Might Explain One of Humanity's Worst Epidemics

After stumbling on a mass burial site, "paleopathologists" use ancient DNA to tackle a 400-year-old mystery.
Shayla Love
1.15.18
Art

Mummy X-Rays Reconstruct Ancient Egyptian Lives | Conservation Lab

Medical imaging slices through mummies while leaving them unperturbed.
Noémie Jennifer
12.6.16
NEW ZEALAND

23-Million-Year-Old Leaves Helped Solve an Antarctic Climate Mystery

Carbon dioxide spiked at the same time as the rapid melt.
Kate Lunau
10.12.16
ISIS

ISIS Has Been Running Over Syrian Mummies with Bulldozers

It’s the latest campaign to destroy historical artifacts from the terror group.
Sarah Emerson
7.7.16
Conservation

CT Scans Reveal the Youngest Mummified Fetus Ever Found | Conservation Lab

Medical imaging was used to identify the minuscule fetal skeleton bundled inside a coffin in the Fitzwilliam Museum's collection.
Noémie Jennifer
5.31.16
Interviews

We Hung Out With US Garage Legends The Mummies In A Cemetery

Dressed in grubby bandages and equipped with the shittiest gear the second hand market had to offer, the San Fransisco band were the kings of 90s Budget Rock.
Harriet Hudson
3.21.16
Premieres

Oyster Kids' Video for "Creepy" Is Extremely Creepy

Two mummies in suits take a couple of teens with rigor mortis grins to prom. Oh yeah, and those mummies? They have those teens on leashes.
Kim Taylor Bennett
10.20.15
we saw this

Burger Boogaloo Celebrated America with John Waters, the Mummies, the Gories, and More

Check out photos from the first day of the Oakland-based garage punk festival.
Kevin Shea Adams
7.6.15
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