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Presley Carnovan

Voiced by: Bill Switzer

  • Ambiguously Brown: Which actually makes a certain amount of sense if he is supposed to be descended from Egyptian immigrants; the country's population has always been a mix of Arabic and African ethnicities, with a number of Caucasians after it ended up becoming part of the British Empire.
  • Arbitrary Skepticism: In the premiere, he witnesses (among other things) mummies coming to life, a man turning into what looks like a bug monster, and statue-like warriors running around all over the place... but believing he is the reincarnation of a long dead Egyptian prince? Pfft. No way.
  • Badass Adorable: At times.
  • Broken Pedestal: When he learns his father took a job for Scarab, he was understandably pretty upset.
  • The Chosen One: He is the reincarnation of Prince Rapses.
  • Distracted by the Sexy: In both his encounters with Chontra.
  • Dogged Nice Guy: To Cynthia, who he has a crush on.
  • I Just Want to Be Normal: Occasionally expresses annoyance over having the spirit of Prince Rapses, especially since it makes him a target and causes assorted hijinks. This is tempered by the knowledge that he'd lose his mummy pals if he was separated from the spirit.
  • I'm Crying, but I Don't Know Why: Upon reading the description for Kahti, he cradles the cat all while tears fall down his eyes...before realizing he didn't even like cats.
  • Kindhearted Cat Lover: He gets along with Kahti pretty well. This is probably due to Rapses' spirit inside of him, since in the beginning of the show he said that he didn't like cats.
  • Likes Older Women: He has a crush on his friend Walter's older sister Cynthia. He also has one for Chontra when she masquerades as his student, and then again as his classmate.
  • Meaningful Name: Presley is named after Elvis Presleynote  and Lord Carnarvon.note 
  • Non-Action Guy: Initially he is the only one with no combat skills. With training he is becoming an "action kid".
  • Oblivious to Love: He never seemed to notice his friend Elaine's feelings for him.
  • Rebel Prince: Only he isn't actually a prince, per se.
  • Reincarnation: He's the reincarnation of Prince Rapses.
  • Rebuilt Pedestal: Although his father redeems himself in the end when he saves Presley's life.
  • Rookie Red Ranger: He isn't part of the team itself, he is just being taught how to defend himself by the mummies, because he possesses Rapses' immortal spirit, which means he can never be put on the front lines anyway.
  • Sheltered Aristocrat: At the beginning (though he is technically the reincarnation of an aristocrat).
  • Supporting Protagonist: While Ja-Kal is the leader of the mummies, Presley is the character that the series really focuses on.



Voiced by: Dale Wilson
  • Animal Motifs: Ja-Kal is a falcon.
  • Arrows on Fire: His bow can fire flaming arrows.
  • Bat Deduction: His tracking skills are so good both Presley and Armon can't help but notice:
    Rapses is right Ja-Kal, you are good.
  • Being Good Sucks: He'd love more than anything to be reunited with his wife and son in the afterlife, but he puts being Presley's protector first. He also wants to embrace his revived nephew, but he can't risk revealing their base's location.
    Ja-Kal: Must my duties always come first? I've given up so much for my pharaoh already. First my brother. Then my family. My life.
  • Cain and Abel: Abel to his evil brother's Cain.
  • Cool Uncle: To his nephew.
  • Death by Origin Story: He and all the other mummies on his team died before the series even started.
  • A Father to His Men: Albeit a slightly overbearing and over-protective one.
  • Honor Before Reason: Tends to help others without a second thought but just as often avoids asking for help himself. Really suffers for it in "Missing Ja-Kal" when Scarab performs a mystical attack on him. He's left suffering loss of muscle control and painful seizures, but he'd rather endanger himself trying to fix the problem alone than ask for help. Scarab mocks this as a warrior's pride, though Ja-Kal ultimately swallows his pride in the end.
  • Knight Templar: He has absolutely no reservations about taking down anyone who endangers Presley, even Nefertina when she was possessed by Bastet.
  • Like a Son to Me: Regarding Presley.
  • My Greatest Failure: He takes failing to save Prince Rapses harder than the other bodyguards and overcompensates by being overprotective towards Presley.
  • Not So Above It All: Not even he can resist in "Loss of Face" taking a look at the new and improved Nefertina.
  • Not So Stoic: Typically the most reserved and serious member of the team, but "Sleep Walk Like an Egyptian" and "New Mummy in Town" have him reflect on his failures and personal tragedies.
  • Only Sane Man: Compared to the other mummies. He can be socially awkward and a little too focused on the job, but he keeps the team an effective unit and has a better sense of decorum.
  • Papa Wolf: To Presley.
  • Parents as People: He never had the chance to raise his own son, but he is doing a pretty good job of it with Presley.
  • Unknown Rival: In the past, he had no idea how much his brother, Arakh, resented him.



Voiced by: Graeme Kingston
  • Freudian Excuse: If "Eye of the Beholder" is anything to go by, he's a Big Eater because his mother was a Supreme Chef who always encouraged him to eat.
  • Genius Ditz: Not very intelligent, but a fighting expert. He knows everything from the basic training fundamentals to complex moves.
  • Handicapped Badass: Armon, the team bruiser, has no right arm, as he lost it during his past life in Egypt. However, while transformed his armor gives him back the missing limb. He is still pretty formidable without it.
  • Heroes Fight Barehanded: Unlike the other mummies, Armon doesn't have a personal weapon in his armor form, although his golden arm technically counts as one.
  • Lethal Chef: He seems to be the only one who can stomach his own cooking.



Voiced by: Scott McNeil



Voiced by: Cree Summer
  • Action Girl: Nefertina, who fights right alongside the other three guardians of prince Rapses and even disguised herself as a guy to ride chariots in ancient Egypt. Is inexplicably still mistaken for a guy on occasion.
  • Animal Motifs: Her armor has a cat motif.
  • Mama Bear: To Presley.
  • Ms. Fanservice: This becomes even more apparent when she temporary becomes a model.
  • Mystical White Hair: She has it as a mummy. In life, she was a Brainy Brunette.
  • Portmanteau: Nefertiti + Tina= Nefertina
  • Red and Black and Evil All Over: Inverted in her armor form.
  • Samus Is a Girl: In the first episode, she reveals that she was a woman that pretended to be a man so she could drive chariots. Presley figured it out right away while her fellow bodyguards didn't realize it at first. This further bolsters their insistence that Presley is their reincarnated Prince Rapses, because in the past he was the only one Nefertina trusted to know the truth.
  • Wrench Wench: Nefertina's the one who maintains the team's vehicles.






  • Bad Boss: Often berates Heka and Ammut.
  • Big Bad: He is the main antagonist of the series.
  • Did Not Think This Through: In his backstory. True, killing prince Rapses to steal his soul was a necessary part of his plan to claim immortality, but... did he really think the Pharoh would simply turn a blind eye to treason, the murder of the crown prince and wouldn't retaliate? Or that there was nothing he could do? Like sealing him up in a tomb, alive?
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  • Evil Counterpart: To Ja-Kal.
  • Expy: A skinny sorcerer with a golden snake staff? Hello there, Jafar.
  • Lean and Mean: Outside of his armor, anyway.
  • Mad Scientist: Despite the fact that he is a sorcerer, he loves to use tech in many of his schemes.
  • Manipulative Bastard: He has manipulated Geb, Talos (twice), even Rapses and Presley into doing what he wants.
  • Mundane Utility: He once summoned a powerful goddess for the sole purpose of curing his cold. She was not pleased.
  • One-Winged Angel: Scarab doesn't posses armor so much as he transforms into a large scarab like creature.
  • Purple Is Powerful: His armored form is purple and strong enough to hold his own against all of the mummies.
  • Sharp-Dressed Man: His alter ego, Harris Stone.
  • Sissy Villain: Not the way he looks, but more so the way he acts like a coward when his plans fail.
  • Villain with Good Publicity: As Harris Stone.
  • Would Hit a Girl: He has no problem attacking Nefertina, or threatening Heka in certain cases.
  • Would Hurt a Child: Obviously since he is trying to capture Presley.



Their Allies



  • Adaptational Villainy: Anubis was a benevolent god in Egyptian mythology, and Set disowned him for choosing to side with Horus.
  • Beware the Silly Ones: He spends more time acting silly than actually fighting, but when he does fight he's quite clearly out of the Mummies' league.


  • Artificial Human: Made out of bronze.
  • Blood Knight: Loves fighting to the point that he once refused to stand down after Scarab ordered him to.
  • Heel–Face Turn: After he fell for the city of San Francisco's "Statue of Freedom".
  • Living Statue: Again, due to being made of bronze. As such, he can be brought back from being shattered, thanks to spells.



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