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How To Look Like A Mummy

Straight from the tombs of ancient Egypt, these mummy costumes and makeup tutorials offer some great classic looks.

In ancient times, people were mummified after they died, in order to preserve their skin and organs - possibly to allow the whole person to move on the afterlife. Mummification was practiced in many different cultures from Asia, to South America, to Europe and North America.

Some popular movies featuring mummies:

  • The Mummy
  • The Mummy Returns
  • The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
  • Monster Squad
  • The Mummy Movie (featuring Boris Karloff)
  • The Mummy's Hand
  • The Mummy's Tomb
  • Bubba Ho-Tep
  • Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy
  • Legend of the Mummy

DIY Mummy Makeup Tutorials

Zombie Mummy Makeup:

Decayed Mummy Makeup:

Sexy Mummy:

Homemade Mummy Costumes

Kids Cute Mummy Costume:

More Mummy costume ideas