Lucknow Mummy
Human Mummy
Biographical Information
Name(s) Lucknow Mummy
Age 13
Sex Female
Status Unknown
Height Unknown
Culture Egyptian
Date(s) 3,000 years old
Site Unknown
Current Location
Location State Museum Lucknow
Catalog # Unknown
A mummy of a 13-year old girl currently is housed in the Lucknow Museum after being purchased from J. J. E. Potter from the UK in 1952. The mummy is approximately 3,000 years old, one toe of this mummy is unwrapped. 
Lucknow mummy

The 3000-year-old mummy of a 13-year old female in Lucknow Museum.


The girl's name, family history and sect are present on the sarcophagus, however, they have heretofore proved undecipherable. 


Lucknow Museum is one of the six museums in India including Hyderabad, Mumbai, Jaipur, Baroda and Kolkata, to own a mummy, but it always lacked the expertise to take care of it.


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