A man communicates with the spirit of the Sphinx in order to learn the Egyptian's greatest secret. It turns out the Sphinx considers the Egyptian's greatest secret the process of mummification...which it proceeds to demonstrate.
A man bumps into the tent pole and drops his glasses, so the Gypsy fortune teller hands him a pair that makes her appear beautiful and convinces him to murder his wife and steal from his boss for her. When he returns to her with the money he bumps into the pole in the darkened tent again and she hands him the repaired glasses he originally dropped. She is then revealed as an old hag.