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The Cures of the Mummy’s Tomb

Dr. Bob Brier Dr. Richard Sugg

UNWRAP THE SECRETS of the Mummy’s tomb as we talk to “Mr. Mummy” Dr. Bob Brier about the history of mummies and the world’s fascination with Egyptology. And then, we discuss the strange history of mummies as medicine with Dr. Richard Sugg. Join as we learn about The Cures of the Mummy’s Tomb!

Dr. Bob Brier, also known as “Mr. Mummy” is an egyptologist who has done extensive research in all kinds of mummification processes. He also appears frequently in documentaries pertinent to the topic of mummies and is the author of several popular books. He is a senior research fellow at Long Island University. You can follow him on Twitter: @AskBobBrier

Dr. Richard Sugg is a lecturer in Renaissance Literature at the department of English Studies of Durham University, England. He is also a frequent contributor to the Guardian online. In addition to his book on corpse medicine (see below) he is also finishing up a book on vampires and poltergeists, so we expect to talk with him again soon.

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