An index of tropes about mummies, which are preserved corpses often wrapped in gauze bandages. They usually end up rising from their tombs as zombie-like beings. Mummies are usually pharaohs or other important people who lived and died millennia ago in Ancient Egypt, perhaps calling upon the powers of Anubis to help them cheat death.
- Bandage Mummy
A character who is badly injured shown completely encased in plaster casts and/or bandages.
- Chummy Mummy
A mummy who's friendly.
- Curse of the Pharaoh
Ancient Egyptian ruins are cursed, promising doom on anyone who dares to defile the mummy's tomb.
- Glowing Eyelights of Undeath
Mummies with glowing eyes.
- Mummies at the Dinner Table
Using someone's body like a doll to pretend they're still alive.
- Mummy Wrap
Mummies restraining their victims by wrapping them up in bandages.
- Nepharious Pharaoh
Evil pharaohs, which mummies often have a high chance of being before their death and mummification.
- Our Liches Are Different
The various portrayals of undead sorcerers, which modern mummies often are, in fiction.
- The Punishment
Punishing someone by turning them into a supernatural creature of darkness.
- Pyramid Power
Egyptian pyramids possessing unique powers or secrets, or housing something that does.
- Seductive Mummy
A female mummy depicted as a Love Interest and/or Ms. Fanservice.
- Undead Barefooter
Mummies with no footwear.
- Undeathly Pallor
Mummies with pale skin.
- Walk Like an Egyptian
Mummies may walk like this in addition to, or instead of, their usual slow gait.
- Zombie Gait