Secrets from the Tombs: The hunt for Chicago’s mummies

Secrets from the Tombs: The hunt for Chicago’s mummies
Secrets from the Tombs: The hunt for Chicago’s mummies

Secrets from the Tombs: The hunt for Chicago’s mummies

Chicago has three significant Egyptian collections and a lot of mummies! Now thanks to state-of-the-art scanning researchers are discovering new things about the long dead. WBEZ’s Alison Cuddy, and Emily Teeter, Egyptologist at The Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago, detail what experts are discovering and they dissect our fascination of the mummified. Archival Photo Courtesy of The Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago