publication date: Sunday, March 27, 2016 (part of Spring 2016)

category: Legends

clue: This doctor became a deity when his pharaoh declared it so. He also became a mummy when Universal Studios declared it so.

explanation: Imhotep was a doctor, priest, and engineer who served King Djoser in ancient Egypt. He was one of few commoners deified after his death. The Universal films The Mummy (both the 1932 original and the 1999 remake) cast Imhotep as the titular villain. more…

intended difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, and Joanna Woods

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