Iron Coffin Mummy on PBS

Lady of Queens in The Village Voice

160 Years Later, the Iron Coffin Lady of Queens Will Finally Be Laid to Rest

Five years ago, a crew of construction workers stumbled on something unexpected while working on a new apartment complex in Elmhurst, Queens: An IRON COFFIN. Inside was a woman so well-preserved investigators initially mistook her for a recent homicide victim. But no, she had been there, in that coffin, for 160 years…

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