Ancient Egyptian Mummies
Ancient Egyptian Mummies - a fascinating and mysterious subject. Why did the Ancients create so many Egyptian Mummies. What was the gory embalming process? Why did the embalmers of the Ancient mummies also have the role of priests?
The whole subject of Egyptian Mummies, the religion of Ancient Egypt, the Death Rituals, the infamous Book of the Dead with its magical spells are all covered in this section. Mummies and mummification, the jackal headed Anubis and the practise of storing the organs of the Egyptian mummies in the Canopic jars.
Find out facts and information about the significance of the scarab beetle, the sarcophagus, the masks used in the religious ceremonies and rituals. Facts and information about the terrifying journey into the dark Underworld of death and what the Egyptian Ka and Ba was all about! How did the Ancient Egyptians reach the Afterlife - paradise?
All of these subjects are closely associated with the rituals surrounding the Ancient embalmers of Egypt and the mummification process creating the famous Egyptian mummies which we can still see today.