Research Paper On Mummification

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Mummification was a large part of of Egyptian life. It is the preservation of a body; animal or human. The Egyptians believed that you had to be mummified to be able to pass on to the afterlife successfully. The way a body was mummified affected how successful the body would be in the afterlife and the ability to enjoy afterlife. While the embalming took place the embalmer would wear the head of Anubis. Anubis is the god of mummification. First step of mummification: The process begins by taking the dead body to an ibu. An ibu is a tent where mummification is done. The embalmers wash the body with palm wine and rinse it with water from the Nile River. Second step of mummification: An embalmer makes a cut in the left side of the body

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