Egypt Mummification Process

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The Egyptian, ca. 3000-30 BCE, is a period that has members that in this civilization like to prepare their afterlife. Therefore, in this period of time there are Funerary Mask and Sarcophagus of Tutankhamen, Judgment of Hunefer before Osiris, and Great Pyramids of Giza. All of this three works are made in this period and from Egypt. I will use those work to explain to you how a member of this civilization prepares himself for the afterlife. The first work, I use is Funerary Mask and Sarcophagus of Tutankhamen by an unknown artist. This work is a cover of mummification. Then how is the mummification procedure? First, you need to have a death body, and then remove brain, liver, intestines, lungs, and stomach; however, the heart will not remove out from the body. The liver, intestines, lungs, and stomach will place in to canopic jars. The human head canopic jar will have the liver, the baboon head canopic jar will have lungs, the falcon head canopic jar will have intestines, and the jackal head canopic jar will have stomach. When the people finish with the canopic jars, they will begin put the body and all the organs in to a vat of natron. After the skin is blackening, they will use red ocher for man and yellow ocher for woman,…show more content…
The Book of the Dead usually is place between the leg and this is use to help people pass the test after their dead. In the Book of the Dead there were many different characters. Om of the character calls Anubis, he is the one that protect your death and get you to the test. Ma’at is the one that weight your ka. Ka is the spirit, this is very important because when you want to come back to the universe you need to have the spirit. Then there is Ammit, he is the one that will eat your ka, if you do too much bad thing before your death. Then there is a checker call Thoth. When your ka finish the test, a Horus will bring you to the god of the afterlife call
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