Tuesday, December 12, 2006

Egyptian Conservationists Fight To Protect Dwindling Mummy Population

December 8, 2006


As the sun sets over Cairo, the streets are eerily quiet.

Just a few years ago, the hillsides from Luxor to Giza would have been buzzing with the familiar sounds of tomb doors creaking open and bones snapping under the methodical shuffling of a slow, catatonic gait. But the telltale signs of Egypt's indigenous mummy population have fallen silent recently, and the fearsome creatures that once lurched freely across the Valley of the Kings are disappearing at an alarming rate.

If nothing is done, experts say, the Egyptian mummy will soon go the way of the Bavarian lycanthrope or the Transylvanian vampire, and vanish forever.

For more details.. http://www.theonion.com/content/node/56266

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