A good place to find facts about the ancient Egyptian mummification process is the Egyptian Museum website. The site offers information on many aspects of Egyptian life. More »

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The ancient Egyptians believed that the soul does not fully detach from the body and that in order to live well in the afterlife, the body must be preserved in the best way possible. In ancient Egyptian religion, the spi... More »

During the mummification process, four organs were removed from the body, and the process took 70 days from start to finish. It was the job of three people to prepare a body for mummification, the cutter, the embalmer an... More »

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During the mummification process, four organs were removed from the body, and the process took 70 days from start to finish. It was the job of three people to prepare a body for mummification, the cutter, the embalmer an... More »

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Ancient Egyptian culture spans over 6,000 years of history, and while many historical relics from this time were left behind, there is still much about the Egyptians that historians do not know. Egypt was one of the olde... More »

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Good resources for teaching Egyptian hieroglyphics to kids include the Mr. Donn website and the Kid Zone website. Mr. Donn provides information about hieroglyphics and links to pages where kids can learn more. Kid Zone l... More »

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Mummification is the process of preserving of a body that involves drying the body to eliminate the sources of decay. The main purpose of mummification in ancient cultures was to create a new body the deceased could use ... More »