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Egyptians embalmed the bodies and wrapping them in strips of linen. What do we call this process today?
How was the brain removed from the Egyptians head?
A long hook is used to smash the brain and pull it out through the nose.
What do you call the body of a person (or an animal) that has been preserved after death?
Why did the egyptians mummify their bodies after death?
Essential to ensure a safe passage to the afterlife.
How many days did it take to embalm a body?
seventy days
Which group of peaple had the best mummies?
In 3,000 years how many Egyptians became mummies?
70 million mummies
Whose tomb was discovered in 1922 by Howard Carter?
King Tut
Ramses the Great was how old when he died?
Which of the Egyptians Gods was inchardge of embalming?
What do you call the containers that are needed to store your organs?
canopic jars
What is the name of the book that helps you through the perils of the underworld?
The Book of the Dead
What was the color of morning?
What was the name of the case used to ceal the mummy?
What was practiced throughout most of early Egyptian history?