Mummification is a very interesting and very important part of Egyptian
history. If you're interested in mummies you've come to the right place.
As you probably already know, mummification was
the first stop on the road to the after life. The priests would remove their organs
.. wait I'm not sure if I should tell you this, but if you really want to know
you can read The Five Steps to After Life
1. First the body is cleaned with wine and spices. In
the mean time all of the parts that might decay are removed.
2. Next the embalmers remove the brain through the
nostrils with a long hook. After that a large cut is made in the flank and
the eternal organs are removed.
3. The body is then stuffed with bundles of natron (a
4. While the body was being dried the organs were also
covered with natron. Next they were wrapped in linen and put into tiny
coffins carved to look like Rah's sons.
5. After the body is dried and shrunken it is washed
with oil and spices. It is then stuffed with cloth so it is it's normal
size. Then it is wrapped and put into the coffin and then the tomb.