I- All of the parts of the body that might decay are removed after the body has been washed with wine. The brain was first removed by the embalmers with a long hook. Then they take out the internal organs through a cut in the abdomin. They take out these organs : the lungs, the stomach, the liver, and the intestines.
II- The body is stuffed with niton, which is strong drying salt. It was then placed on a slanted couch and completely covered in natron so if any of the fluids that were drying up can be collected and buried with the body.
III- The internal organs were also dried and preserved with natron while the body was also drying. Then they were wrapped with linen and placed in a chest divided into four compartments. There was a face of the pharaoh on each lid of each compartment.
IV- Now the body is completely dry and shrunken after 40 days. I's removed from inside the body cavity and washed with olil and fragrant spices inside and out.
V- The mummy is wrapped in linen which was soaked in scented oil so they would regain their shape in the afterlife. Then it could be covered with necklaces, rings, and bracelets made of gold and gems.
VI- The mummy's entire body was then covered in shrouds of linen until it returns to it's original size. This job could take as long as a week because it is so complicated. Small special "magical" items were placed between the linen to protect the spirit in the afterlife.
VII- So the spirit could reconize the mummy, a portrait mask of the pharaoh was placed on it's head. The mummy was then placed in a series of coffins and then a sarcoughagus.
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