V: Gayle Gibson

In our latest instalment, AE Alive’s Laura Ranieri sat down with Gayle Gibson and spoke with her about her career and achievements. Ms Gibson recently retired from the ROM, where she has worked in the Education department for more than 25 years. She is best known as ‘Canada’s mummy hunter’ after successfully identifying the mummy that lived in Niagara Falls for over 100 years as Ramesses II.


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Gayle’s Story (Royal Ontario Museum) – Ms Gibson also wrote a lovely story about how she first got to know about ancient Egypt.

ROM Mummy’s real name revealed (CBC News) – Ms Gibson was also recently in the news after she identified the name of the mummy ‘Justine’ that is in the collection of the Royal Ontario Museum. She found her name to be ‘Nefret-Mut.