Mummification Process

Mummification Process or treating the dead body this process is depending

on removing all moisture from the body, leaving only a dried form that would not easily decay.

In the beginning, the priests in charge of the mummification process Insert

a hook through a hole near the nose and pull out a part of the brain.

Then they make a cut on the left side of the body near the tummy to remove

all internal organs and they have to wait until the internal organs dry.

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Finally, they put the lungs, intestines, stomach, and liver inside Canopic jars,

It’s an Alabaster Jars you can see most of them at the Egyptian Museum.

In Ancient Egypt, the Priests use Four Alabaster Jars For the dead king’s organs

the first one had a human head it can carry and protect the liver. And it’s called Imsety.

The 2nd Jar had a falcon’s head it can carry and protected the intestines and called

Qebehsenuf While the 3rd Jar had the head of a baboon it’s carried and protected

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the lungs and called Happy. The last one had the head of a jackal and carried

and protected the stomach and called Duamatef.

All Located at The Museum of Cairo and easy to see on the 2nd floor. Some of the

Kings Mummies were located in Mummification Process Room at The Egyptian Museum

while the rest of them still at the Valley of the Kings and all in a good state of preservation.

If you prefer to visit Egypt you can explore our Egypt tour packages, make you

able to witness the Mummies either at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo or at The Valley of The Kings in Luxor.

Mummification Process or treating the dead body this process is depending

on removing all moisture from the body, leaving only a dried form that would not easily decay.

In the beginning the priests in charge