A mummy is a corpse whose body has been preserved by either intentional or incidental.
A mummy is a corpse whose body has been preserved by either intentional or incidental exposure to chemicals, extreme cold, very low humidity, or lack of air.
Mummies of humans and animals have been found throughout the world both as a result of having been embalmed and because of natural preservation through unusual conditions.
Many mummies are thousands of years old and are famous because of the intriguing circumstances of the death or the remarkable preservation of the body. The following are ten of the most fascinating mummies, most of which are still viewable today.