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Using this interactive resource, you can look inside three ancient Egyptian mummies. The mummies can be found in Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery.

CT Scanning
CT scanning involves X-raying at many different angles and causes no damage to the mummies. The scans reveal similarities and differences in the ways in which these ancient Egyptians were mummified.
 Read more about CT scanning

Mummification
By preserving the body, ancient Egyptians believed it was possible for a person to live on in the afterlife. Only those who could afford it had their body mummified.
 Read more about mummification


 
To begin, please select a mummy from the three options on the left or use the menu at the top.

A Key Stage 2 version of this resource is available at the BMAG for Kids website

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