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Bob Brier
(1944)

 Bob Brier is an Egyptologist and Professor of Philosophy at the Post Campus of Long Island University. Dr. Brier became the first person in 2,000 years to mummify a human cadaver in the ancient Egyptian style. This research was the subject of a National Geographic television special. Dr. Brier is also the host of The Learning Channel’s series The Great Egyptians. He is the author of Ancient Egyptian Magic (1980), Egyptian Mummies (1994), Encyclopedia of Mummies (1998), The Murder of Tutankhamen: A True Story (1998), Daily Life in Ancient Egypt (1999), and numerous scholarly articles.