Mysterious Mail

Delivering the Unexpected

Nominate a child to help an Egyptologist lift the Pharaoh’s Curse.

Postal detective game for 7 to 12-year-olds​

Pharaoh’s Curse

• Four postings packed full of realistic artefacts and documents that make you feel like a genuine detective.

• Can be played by one or more investigators, making it an excellent gift for one child or the perfect shared experience for siblings.

• An immersive experience that encourages your child to enjoy reading and delve deeper into history without looking at a screen

• Ideal age 7 to 10-years-old


It all starts with an unexpected letter from the Custodian of Unsolved Mysteries.

You have been nominated to help investigate one of our mysteries.

You will receive a series of artefacts and documents to examine.

If you choose to help, break the seal on the black envelope and commence your investigation

The investigation begins…

Your detective discovers a Professor of Egyptology has been requested to lead a team of explorers into a remote location.

They must find the whereabouts of a hidden Tomb, uncovers secret rooms, lost treasures and help the Professor find the hidden charms to lift the Pharaoh’s curse.

The Four mailings contain:

Genuine Egyptian papyrus, a stone with a strange symbol carved across the surface, two Egyptian charms, an old photograph, several pages from the professor’s diary, cyphers and codes, notes from the archive, correspondence from the professor’s assistant and a doctor in Cairo, an old weathered map, letters from the archive, an ancient diagram of the labyrinth inside the tomb, and a newspaper articles that bring an enlightening insight.

• A final letter ending the Mystery, concluding the case and revealing the nominator.   (You can choose to reveal the nominator at the start)

• An exclusive membership badge.

• A personalised certificate of achievement.

• A unique Egyptian papyrus bookmark.

5 stars rating

“We would definitely recommend Mysterious Mail to anyone with an inquisitive child who loves a good mystery.
In a time where everything is becoming digital, it’s a real novelty for a child to get exciting mail through the post.
The documents and artefacts combined to make a really compelling experience!”
– DadGeek

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