Don't worry about becoming a victim of the "mummy's curse." There's no such thing! A mummy is nothing more than a preserved body.
*Before an ancient Egyptian body was mummified dental work was often done on the teeth.
*Mummified pets were often buried with ancient Egyptians in their tombs.
*Mummies were buried underground, standing stiffly upright, by the Chinchorro Indians of South America.
*Mummies found in the peat bogs of Denmark were offerings to the gods.
*Ground-up mummies were used as medicine in medieval times.
*Mummy unwrapping was suppertime entertainment in 19th century England.
Learn all about mummies and why people made them. Maybe one day you'll have a chance to see one! From back of book.