What Was The Importance Of Mummification In Ancient Egypt

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To the Egyptians, there was no life better than the present. Because of this strong passion for life, they thought about the afterlife a lot. They wanted to continue their current life after death. Because of this passion, they mummified people so that they could keep their contemporaneous life. Mummification took seventy days from the embalming to the sealing of the tomb. First, the brain was taken out of the body via a hook that went up the nostril. The Egyptians didn’t think highly of the brain, because they believed that the heart did all the thinking. Then a priest sliced through the stomach to take out all the other organs except the heart. Egyptian mythology states that your heart is weighed on a scale to determine if you could go

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