| Soap Man |
|Date(s)||Death, 1824 Earliest|
Buried around 1800, 1875 this mans casket was discovered near a train station in Philadelphia. Radiography has shown that the earliest date of death is 1824. Now resting at the Smithsonian museum, his body was displayed from 1970s-1991. Soap-Man was found with a Soap-Lady, who now rests at Mutter Museum in Philadelphia.
The man turned to mummy due to a leak in his casket; alkaline water from from the soil combined with the persons body fat mummified the remains.