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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 Find the shuffled scarab and win an important artifact.
The Mummy Mystery Windows Title screen
The Mummy Mystery Windows A mysterious ancient riddle of the sphinx
The Mummy Mystery Windows The little Monsters drive off into the Egyptian sunset.

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

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Tech with Kids (Computing with Kids) Jan 29, 2002 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Just Adventure Feb 08, 2002 A 100
Review Corner Mar, 2002 8.9 out of 10 89
KidZone Apr 22, 2002 7.7 out of 10 77
7Wolf Magazine Mar 19, 2002 6.9 out of 10 69


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The long-dead pharaoh's name, Thanxfurnuthen, means "thanks for nothing".
Andrew Shepard (1414) added The Mummy Mystery (Windows) on Oct 29, 2005
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