| The Unlucky Mummy |
|Name(s)||The Unlucky Mummy, Amen-Ra|
|Status||British museum, london|
The Unlucky Mummy is also named The princess of Amen-Ra. The princess is from the 21st dynasty. The Mummy was found by an Arabic man and sold to William T.Stead. Later on died on the ship of titanic whilst transporting this mummy. The Unlucky Mummy is thought to be cursed bringing misfortune and disaster to all those who are near it.
Embalming was the process used to Mummify this mummy. Embalming is practised by ancient egyptians and was governed by a definite religious ritual. The brain was removed through the nose through metal probes and hooks. The organs were removed, and placed into Canopic jars. A mixture of sodium carbonate and sodium bicarbonate, with sodium chloride was used to dry the mummy. Preserving mummies was similar to drying fish. Finally the mummy is wrapped in linen.
The Unlucky mummy is covered with an urban legend. The mummy is cursed, and is resposible for the sinking of the Titanic. It is claimed to be responsible for the death of many who harbour it.