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    A mummy is a type of fossil where the soft tissue of a living creature had been preserved after its death. The deterioration of organic tissue can be stopped in many ways, but the main categories used to describe the mummification process are natural and artificial. Artificial mummies are the most commonly known type, being well documented in Egypt but existing in other parts of the world. These mummies are “artificial” because they were not made by natural forces unaided by humans. There are many examples of artificial mummification, from Lady Dai in China, to the pharaohs and other high-ranking members of Egyptian society, to the Pazyryk Mummies from Southern Siberia. However, the process of Egyptian mummification is the best documented and…

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    Essay About Mummies

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    Mummies. Egyptian mummies wrapped in linen usually come into mind when this word is mentioned. However, there is a plethora of mummies that many people do not know about. Bog bodies and crypt mummies are some of the most interesting types, because they are extremely unique. These mummies share numerous things that are similar, while also sharing things that differ greatly. Bog bodies and crypt mummies are very similar when it comes to their location, but their way of mummification and their…

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    Essay On Bog Mummies

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    While harvesting peat soil for plants, you come upon a body. The body looks like it could have happened a month ago. You question yourself, is this a recent murder scene? However, it is a murder from thousands of years ago. Bog mummies are people that were accidentally mummified many years ago. They were people that were usually violently killed in sacrifice and thrown into a bog. They believed that bogs were a connection to the gods. The bog mummies were wonderfully preserved people,…

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    reunited with the body in the afterlife, so the body had to be kept intact. A mummy is a dead body in which some of the soft tissue has been preserved along with the bones. Usually this means it was specially embalmed or preserved for burial, but sometimes natural conditions alone freeze, dry out, or otherwise prevent the body from decaying by inhibiting the growth of microbes. The most carefully prepared Egyptian mummies date from about 1000 B.C., but the earliest ones discovered are much…

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    I’m writing about a dirty job of mummification.I think the dirty job of mummification is when they pull out the insides and when they put the body in salt. First of all, a dirty job of mummification is taking the organs out because they pull their lungs,liver,and intestines i know this because in 4th paragraph it states, “the dead person’s lungs,liver,stomach,and intestines.The important organs were each out in their own little pots,called canopic jars.’’ This is one detail another detail is…

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    The Iceman Research Paper

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    The Iceman, also called Ötzi, is a mummy from the Stone Ages who was discovered by hikers, Erika and Helmut Simon in the Alps in the late 1900s. The Iceman when he was found was stuck in a glacier called the Niederjoch Glacier. This glacier is part of what kept the Iceman preserved for so long. He is one of the oldest mummies in the world, at about 5,300 years old and he lived around 3300 BCE. When the Iceman was first discovered, he was thought to have died of natural causes. This was thought…

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    incarnations of Gods. In fact, the animals in early Egypt were being mummified the same way as human. In order to honor the their divinity, millions mummies of the animals; such as cats, dogs, or birds; were buried. A research from the University of Bristol shows that the materials that were used for animal mummification are also found in human embalming in ancient Egypt. These materials included oils, beeswax, sugar gum, and pine tree resins; which is used to applied to the linen for wrapping…

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    Otzi The Iceman Case Study

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    later confirmed by experts to be the preserved body of a man who was about five thousand years old during the the time of the Neolithic era. The man was named “Otzi” after the mountains in where he was discovered, he is considered to be one of the first and only most preserved human body with no signs of decomposition with skin, eyeballs and organs still intact. Otzi is one of the most important preserved mummy with many scholars…

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    Eww… thats the sound of people being disgusted by the steps of mummification. The mummification process is disastrous. The steps contain two nasty steps. Im going to inform you what those disgusting steps are. Don’t go away more details flying your way. Their are some gruesome steps of mummification. The first nasty step is a person called the embalmer they would have to take out “ lungs, liver, stomach, and intestines”. According to “Mummies” it stated they’ed just make a good slash…

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    Mummification Essay

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    Then the fingers and toes are individually wrapped. The arms are legs are wrapped separately. Within the many layers of wrapping, the embalmers place amulets to protect the body throughout its journey through the underworld. While the mummy is being wrapped, A priest reads out spells to help ward off evil spirits and help the deceased accomplish his journey to the afterlife. The arms and legs are then tied together. A papyrus scroll containing spells from the Book of the Dead is placed in…

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