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Salt Lake City, Utah: Pyramid of Modern Mummification Team Field Report

707 Genesee Ave., Salt Lake City, UT
I-80 exit 306, just south of where I-80 splits from I-15. Merge onto 600 S, drive two blocks, at the light turn right onto 400 W, drive two blocks, turn right onto 800 S, drive three blocks. Immediately after crossing under the freeway, turn left onto 700 W and drive one block south. Private facility - visible from street.
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Pyramid of Modern Mummification.

Pyramid of Modern Mummification

40 feet square at the base, 26 feet tall. The headquarters of Summum, a religion that believes in modern mummification. They've applied it to scores of animals and their own former leader. Report... [11/09/2015]

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Pyramid of Modern Mummification

Interesting pyramid! Small pyramid that can be easily walked up to from the street.

[Anne Christiansen, 06/29/2020]

Pyramid of Mummification.

Pyramid of Modern Mummification

A massive pyramid on the property of a private home in which the mummification of cats, dogs and, reportedly humans, occurs.

[Paul Bottini, 06/18/2008]

Enhanced view of the Pyramid perimeter.

Pyramid of Modern Mummification

A man in Salt Lake City actually makes his living mummifying remains of dogs, cats, and reportedly humans. His home is a pyramid in downtown SLC, and his workshop/embalmorama is in a similar but smaller pyramid in his yard. I saw it firsthand a few years ago.

[Dusty Scott, 12/20/2000]

The Pyramid -- 40 feet square at the base and 26 feet tall -- is actually the headquarters of Summum, a religion that reportedly is the only organization in the world to offer the service of modern mummification.

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