The Madeleine Brand Show for January 31, 2011

With Egypt in turmoil, what happens to the mummies?

One of the more disturbing images to come out of Egypt this weekend was the picture of a mummy, lying in pieces on the floor of the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. Looters have reportedly damaged important artifacts. Dr. Bob Brier is an Egyptologist and Senior Research Fellow at the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University. He has been scrambling to figure out how much damage has been done to these priceless antiquities.

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