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How Did The Egyptians Preserve Mummies?

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The first step is to take out the corpse’s brain out of the nose using a special curved hook. The second step is to take out all of the internal organs, except for the heart. The embalmers didn’t remove the heart because they believed that the emotions and intelligence were stored in there. The heart will also be used to pass on to the afterlife. The internal organs were first mummified then put in canopic jars at the time of the burial. The third step is to cover the body with natron. Embalmers then will leave the body to rest for 40 days on order for the body to dry. After 40 days of rest, the Egyptians would pour melted resin, or tree sap, was poured over the body to preserve the skin. Next, the embalmers would stuff the mummy’s body with sand and wads of linen to give the mummy its shape. Several different types of linen were made out of a mixture of different substances, including resin, galbanum, and beeswax. Then, the embalmers would wrap each arm, leg, finger and toe separately. Sometimes, a funeral mask was placed over the dead person’s face.
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A mummy is a dead body that had been preserved. The word "Mummy" comes from the Arabic which meant "a body preserved by wax or tar". The reason the Egyptians wanted to preserve the body of the dead is that they believed in life after death, and so they wanted to prepare for it.

The Egyptians buried their dead in a curled-up position in the hot sand in desert and the sand preserved the bodies. Later bodies were buried in tombs cut of rock. But the problem was the pyramids and the rock tombs were not as dry as desert sand. This is why they developed the art of mummification.

In mummification when a person died, the brain, digestive organs and lungs were removed and those were preserved separately and placed in four vases called "canopic jars". Then the body was treated with salts which were put inside the body, together with the dryness of desert air to make the body dry. After that it was bathed, rubbed with resin from pine trees, and wrapped in hundreds of yards of linen. It took 70 days. The mummies were preserved in the mummy case and artists decorated the cases with bright colours. The walls of the tomb were decorated with texts and pictures of the history of the man's life. All the things that had made the man comfortable in his lifetime were collected and placed in his tomb. Through this way Egyptians believed they had prepared the man for his next life.
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Thats not even close how. All they did was put a stick of dynamite in the body and blow it up
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Through mummification process..because they believed that through mummification they can prolong the life of a dead person.These shows that they give importance to people.
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