Inspired by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, The Mystery of the Mummy is a classic point-and-click adventure game. When the renowned Egyptologist, Lord Montcalfe, goes missing, his daughter refuses to accept her father's death. Since the police insist he committed suicide, Elisabeth turns to her fiancé's cousin, Sherlock Holmes. Yet when Holmes arrives to investigate, things take a turn for the worse. Believing he had unleashed a mummy's curse, Lord Montcalfe, turned paranoid and outfitted home booby trapped with a system of elaborate locks and lethal devices!