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After curious deposits and cave paintings were discovered on the surfaces of the cave, expedition leaders decided to excavate. Uncovered alongside fragmented animal bone tools was the mummified body of an infant, wrapped in animal skin and wearing a necklace made of ostrich egg shell beads. Professor Tongiorgi of  ...

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Egyptians who were poor were buried in the sand whilst the rich ones were buried in a tomb. What was the name of the process the Egyptians used to preserve their bodies? It was called mummification. How were mummies made? It took a very long time, from start to finish, it took about 70 days to embalm a body . The priest ...

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The embalmers then removed the organs of the abdomen and chest through a cut usually made on the left side of the abdomen. They left only the heart in place, believing it to be the center of a person's being and intelligence. The other organs were preserved separately, with the stomach, liver, lungs, and intestines placed ...

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Egyptian Mummification. Egyptian embalmers were so skilled that people mummified four thousand years ago still have skin, hair and recognizable features such as scars and tattoos. The word mummy comes from the Arabic mummiya, meaning bitumen or coal and every Egyptian, except the most abject criminal, was ...

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Jan 20, 1998 ... The first "artificial" Egyptian mummies were made around 3000 BC. These early efforts at embalming were crude, but reflected the culture's emerging beliefs about preserving the dead to achieve eternal life. img tag. The ancient Egyptians believed that, in the transition from this world to an eternal afterlife, ...

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May 31, 2016 ... Before the mummified body was put in a coffin, one final feature had to be added. The head embalmer was given the honor of placing a special mask over the king's head. The masks were elaborate and made from the finest materials. They were often faces of gods from the Ancient Egyptian religious beliefs ...

www.metmuseum.org/art/online-features/metkids/videos/MetKids-How-Were-Mummies-Made-in-Ancient-Egypt

How would you prepare for the afterlife? Join Asher, age 11, as he investigates the ancient Egyptian mummification process.

www.egyptabout.com/2013/07/101-mummy-facts-ultimate-mummy-fact.html

Jul 18, 2013 ... 39. How were natural mummies made? "Natural" mummies can be made without embalming and wrapping them up--but only if conditions are right. These conditions include extreme temperatures and dryness, such as in the Swiss Alps, and some places in Central Asia, South America and Alaska.

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Ancient Egyptian mummies are the bodies of humans (or animals) which have been preserved through a complex process of mummification. The process of ... When the ancient Egyptians began to bury their dead in coffins the bodies were no longer exposed to the heat and drying action of the sand. The lack of heat and  ...