Mummies Alive: EPISODE 1

The Gunslinger Mummy

Was he a mythic gunslinging outlaw or a destitute thieving loner? No one knows the true story of Sylvester, the petrified cowboy that now resides at a curiosity shop in Seattle. But one thing's for certain: He is one miraculously preserved mummy. Through hands-on experimentation and contributions from experts in embalming, ballistics, and the history of the American West, we explore the life and death of the man who became a legend. Then we investigate the cowboys, con men, and sideshows that played a crucial part in his incredible story.