Ancient Egyptian Mummies, Funerals and Death in Ancient Egypt
Discover the history, culture and civilization of ancient Egypt and Egyptian Mummies, Mummification and Embalming. Egyptian Mummies, Funerals, Mummification, Embalming and Death are all subjects that fascinate people about ancient Egypt. What exactly were Egyptian Mummies and what was the gory embalming and mummification process? Interesting facts and information about ancient Egyptian mummies, embalming and mummification, the role of the jackal-headed god Anubis and the practise of storing the organs of the Egyptian mummies in the containers called Canopic jars. Discover facts and information about the significance of the scarab beetle, the sarcophagus and the masks used in the religious ceremonies and rituals. Learn about the ancient Egyptian concept of the afterlife soul and the called the 'Ka' and the 'Ba'. All of these subjects are associated with the rituals surrounding death, the mummies, the ancient embalmers of Egypt and the mummification process. This section on Egyptian Mummies is accompanied by pictures and fact sheets or fact files making the study of the Ancient Egyptians easy and informative. Kids and students will enjoy the learning process and demonstrate a high level of understanding of Egyptian Mummies, Funerals, Mummification and the embalming process following research on this site.
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