Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs
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Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs
Modern science provides us with a fascinating glimpse into the ancient world as researchers and archeologists explore the mysteries of the Egyptian mummies. By reconstructing DNA gathered from the pharaohs, contemporary scientists may be able to learn more about human genetics and develop innovative medical treatments for deadly diseases. Could the pharaohs have possessed secrets beyond that of modern man? Christopher Lee narrates a documentary that proves sometimes in order to understand the future, you must first delve into the distant past.

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 80%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"An exciting documentary that focuses on several aspects of the forgotten practice of mummifying the dead in preparation for the afterlife."
‑ Tom Keogh, Seattle Times
"I felt a great sense of wonder to learn about this extraordinary, glamorous civilisation that believed fervently in the after life and that has left us with a tangible treasure trove as a reminder of its life and times."
‑ Urban Cinefile Critics, Urban Cinefile
"Solid, but not daring IMAX cinematography. Has its moments, but fails to wow."
‑ Ross Anthony, Hollywood Report Card
"Oh, the secrets you'll...ahem...unravel!"
‑ Linda Cook, Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
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