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The Mummy Mystery

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Mercer Mayer's Little Monster is back exploring the lands of Egypt. An archaeologist named professor Pickle explores a tomb holding the mummy of the Pharaoh named Thanxfurnuthen, but gets trapped in the tomb while exploring. Little Monster and Detective Kerploppus are called to Egypt, to save the professor. To open the door of the tomb, you must journey across Egypt and find five magic rings. To find the rings you must ask people about what they know about Egypt, collect scarabs for money and decipher clues about where the rings are hidden.


The Mummy Mystery Windows Inside Thanxfurnuthen's burial chamber
The Mummy Mystery Windows It's the Lost City of Hamonrya!
The Mummy Mystery Windows A mysterious ancient riddle of the sphinx
The Mummy Mystery Windows A gang of bullies looking for scarabs.

Alternate Titles

  • "The Mummy Mystery: Starring Mercer Mayer's Little Monster Private Eye" -- Tag-lined title

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Just Adventure Windows Feb 08, 2002 A 100
Review Corner Windows Mar, 2002 8.9 out of 10 89
KidZone Windows Apr 22, 2002 7.7 out of 10 77
7Wolf Magazine Windows Mar 19, 2002 6.9 out of 10 69


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The long-dead pharaoh's name, Thanxfurnuthen, means "thanks for nothing".
Contributed to by Andrew Shepard (1237)