Some mummies stand out from the rest. Perhaps they have been studied more intensively, or perhaps their individual stories are more evocative for any number of reasons.
So here are the mummies at Mummy Tombs that seem to jump out of the website as being the most important or most interesting.
Blue Babe the Bison The mummy of a 36,000 year-old male bison was discovered just north of Fairbanks, Alaska, made for an interesting stew.
Damien Hirst's Animal Mummies British artist Damien Hirst has created controversial artwork using the preserved (and sometimes not-so-preserved) corpses of animals. See what you think.
Dinosaurs Two of the most important discoveries ever made: Dakota the Hadrosaur and Leonardo the Brachylophosaurus
Dolly the Cloned Sheep The first adult mammal ever cloned is now a mummy in a Scottish museum.
Egyptian Animal Mummies They came in four varieties, but the saddest of all the animal mummies were the kittens of Egypt.
Hunting Dog Mummy Many animals have been mummified, but few have a mummy tale as unique as the hound dog of Waycross, Georgia.
Lindow Man The story of one of the most famous bog bodies ever found
Yde Girl The story of a teenage girl found in a Dutch bog
Rosalia Lombardo This "Sleeping Beauty" died in 1920 and was embalmed by Alfredo Salafia using a secret technique
John Wilkes Booth The assassin of Abraham Lincoln was reportedly turned into a mummy, some thirty years after Lincoln's death and exhibited in the backroom of an Enid, Oklahoma funeral parlor and many carnival sideshows. Is this the whole story?
Elmer McCurdy: A minor wild west outlaw who demonstrates how a mummy can become big business.
Nefertiti The mystery of a famous Egyptian Queen
Nesyamun The tale of an Egyptian priest with a mysterious tongue
Padihershef A traveling Egyptian mummy
Rameses I The North American adventure of famous pharaoh
Senbi the Scribe A dessicated mummy, now only for researchers
Sethos I and the Mummy Hoax Photoshopping a mummy to make news
Valley of the Golden Mummies One of the most exciting mummy discoveries in recent years
Juanita Discovered on the top of Mount Ampato near Arequipa, Peru, in 1995, the Ice Maiden was an Incan sacrifice. Is she being sacrificed again to feed the public's curiosity?
Kwaday Dan Ts’ìnchí Three Canadian sheep hunters discovered the mummified body of what scientists first thought was an ancient man. Was this man similar to Ötzi? Yes--and no.
WW2 Airmen Two World War II airmen whose preserved and frozen bodies were found in a California glacier
Native American Mummies
Ishi What happened to man known as the "last of his tribe?"
Lemon Grove Girl Stolen from her burial cave near Chihuahua, Mexico, this girl is displayed at the Museum of Man. Read her tragic story.
Other Featured Mummies
Franklin Expedition Mummies The haunting story of a failed expedition to find the Northwest Passage.
Iran Salt Mummies A series of mummies found in salt mines.