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Anubis/Inpew
Anubis/Inpew/Yinepu/Anpu, "Lord of the Hallowed Land", meaning the necropolis. Jackal or dog headed god protecting the deceased. Known since Predydnastic times and linked to the name Khenty Amentiu, "Foremost of the Westerners". He was...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Apis
Originally a fertility symbol, he became the sacred bull, or the 'Ba' of the creator god Ptah at the cult center of Memphis. The Apis was linked to Pharaoh as the divine manifestation of a god and the bulls became important enough to have a grand burial at...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Egyptian Afterlife
Ancient Egyptian's have left us several texts concerning the immortal part of a human that continues to exist through all time, independent of the material body. Because of the overwhelming pervasiveness of Christianity in modern American society we tend to...
Religions >> Egyptian

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Mummification and the Afterlife in Ancient Egypt - San Diego
Anthropologist's Journal. Shawee: A Kumeyaay Meal. 1.
Mummification - The Fitzwilliam Museum
The Ancient Egyptians. Mummification. Mummification.
a review on the materials used during the mummification processes
This review focuses on the usage of mummification materi- als such as Natron salt, Coniferous resin, Mastic, Myrrh, Beeswax, Bitumen, Cassia, Onions, Lichen,.
Ancient Egypt The development of mummification - British Museum
Notes for teachers. Ancient Egypt. The development of mummification.
Mummification
The practice of mummification begins early in Egyptian history. During the ... By Tutankhamun's time, the mummification process took 70 days.

Suggested News Resources

Manfred Fritz Bajorat and modern mummies: How climate conditions affect
The sea does strange things to people.
Mummified body of missing Manfred Fritz Bajorat is found inside drifting yacht
'There are various ways that natural mummification can occur. Basically in most cases it is a dehydration of tissue, which causes a shrinkage of the cells,' he said. 'On the open sea, there are generally fewer insects than there are on land.
'Mummified mariner' German sailor Manfred Fritz Bajorat may have his FACE
Experts in the Philippines plan to reconstruct the face of the 'mummified' yachtsman found a drift in the Pacific to establish his identity beyond all doubt.
Starved to death and left to MUMMIFY in the world's worst zoo in Gaza: Khan Younis
The photographs were taken at Khan Younis zoo in the impoverished Gaza Strip. The animals were left without food due to the Palestinian and Israeli conflict, as staff were unable to feed or care for them properly. Mohammed Awaida opened South Forest ...
Africa: Scans and DNA Tests Reveal the Secrets of a Rare African Mummy
The Conversation Africa's science and technology editor Natasha Joseph asked two of the study's authors, Maryna Steyn and Frank Rühli, to explain what they found. The Tuli mummy is one of a kind, so mummification obviously wasn't a common practise in ...

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