As is my practice, I try to post things periodically that aren’t paleobabble. Sure, the archeo-bunk is fun and entertaining, but I need to do something useful now and again.
I recently came across two online resources for research on Egyptian mummies, courtesy of the Russian Academy of Sciences’ Centre for Egyptological Studies (CESRAS; Moscow):
G. Elliot Smith, The Royal Mummies, Catalogue Général du Musée du Caire. 1912
- This resource has an index where you can search for and find information on specific mummies (pharaohs and otherwise). For example, when we click on the index page for mummy # 61066 (Thutmose II) we are taken to the page(s) in Smith’s book discussing that mummy.
- The same site also posted an update index here.
CESRAS also posted a brief online Directory of Ancient Egyptian Persons (mummy or not).