An index of tropes about mummies, which are preserved corpses that are often wrapped in gauze bandages, and they usually end up rising from their tombs as zombie-like beings. Mummies are usually pharaohs or other important people who lived and died milennia ago in Ancient Egypt, perhaps calling upon the powers of Anubis to help them cheat death.
- Bandage Babe: Bandages, casts, or gauze used as fanservice, or being seen as such.
- 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.
- Zombie Gait: Slow-moving mummies.