The Persian Mummy

Sep 22, 2017, 12:02 PM

When news of a Persian mummy emerged in October 2000, it became the focus of international attention. But the mysterious mummy held a secret that would shock the world...

Sources and further reading:

'The Persian Mummy', BBC Horizon: http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/horizon/2001/persianmummy.shtml

'The Persian Mummy' episode transcript, BBC Horizon: http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/horizon/2001/persianmummytrans.shtml

'Two Vatican Mummies Declared Fake', Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/02/02/vatican-mummies-faken6594622.html

Wikipedia - Persian Princess / Mummy Forgeries

'A Mummy Hoax', Atlas Obscura: http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/a-mummy-hoax-might-be-wrapped-up-in-a-modern-murder