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Ancient Egypt - Explore Real Egyptian Mummies

The Ancient Egyptians mummified the dead because they believed it helped the soul find its body in the afterlife. The word 'mummy' comes from a Persian word for the substance used in the embalming process.

Let's discover more by looking at three REAL mummy photos and x-rays. Click on a mummy to find out more...

 
Mummy 1: Late Graeco-Roman Mummy
Mummy 2: Namenkhetamun
Mummy3: Padimut
  Late Graeco-Roman Period Mummy (300 A.D.) Namenkhetamun 26th Dynasty (664-525 B.C.) Padimut 21st Dynasty (1085-935 B.C.)

 

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