Funerals and Death in Ancient Egypt
Discover the history, culture and civilization of
ancient Egypt and Egyptian Mummies,
Mummification and Embalming.
Egyptian Mummies, Funerals, Mummification,
Embalming and Death are all subjects that fascinate people about
ancient Egypt. What exactly were Egyptian Mummies and
what was the gory embalming and mummification process?
Interesting facts and information about ancient Egyptian
mummies, embalming and mummification, the role of the
jackal-headed god Anubis and the practise of
storing the organs of the Egyptian mummies in
the containers called Canopic jars. Discover
facts and information about the significance of
the scarab beetle, the sarcophagus and the masks
used in the religious ceremonies and rituals. Learn about the ancient Egyptian concept of the
afterlife soul and the called the 'Ka' and the 'Ba'. All
of these subjects are associated with the rituals
surrounding death, the mummies, the ancient embalmers of Egypt
and the mummification process. This
section on Egyptian Mummies is
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the study of the Ancient Egyptians easy and informative. Kids and
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Egyptian Mummies, Funerals, Mummification and
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Egyptian Mummies, Mummification,
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