Robert Brier is an American Egyptologist specializing in paleopathology. A Senior Research Fellow at Long Island University/LIU Post, he has researched and published on mummies and the mummification process and has appeared in many Discovery Civilization, TLC Network, and National Geographic documentaries, primarily on ancient Egypt.
About Bob Brier
Best known by his nickname of "Mr. Mummy," this Egyptologist is particularly famous for his research on ancient diseases. He also hosted several documentary television programs about Ancient Egypt.
Bob Brier Before Fame
After graduating from the City University of New York's Hunter College, he received an advanced degree in philosophy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Achievement of Bob Brier
Early in his career, he conducted extrasensory perception (ESP) research at the Institute of Parapsychology in Durham, North Carolina.
Bob Brier Family Life
He was born and raised in New York City's Bronx borough.
Associations of Bob Brier
Though he is known primarily for his research on Egyptian mummies, he also studied the mummified body of the famous Argentine political wife and activist, Eva Peron.
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