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Mummies of Ancient Egypt!
Title Slide
  • A mini-lesson on who are mummies and the process
    of mummification

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Who are mummies?
Information Slide
  • Mummies are people who have died and their body
    has been preserved. First, the body needs to be
    dried out, so that no water will be able to enter
    the body. The mummy can be so well preserved
    that people can actually tell who the dead body
    is after many years.

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The Mummification Process
Information Slide
  • The mummification process is a long process that
    takes seventy days to embalm a body
  • First, the body is washed and purified
  • Second, the inner organ needs to be removedthe
    intestines, liver, the stomach and the lungs.
    Next, the organs are individually wrapped and
    placed in canopic jars(pictured displayed at
    the bottom).

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4
Mummification process Continued
Information Slide
  • Next, Natron is used during embalming a body
    which dry out the organs and minimize bacteria.
  • The body is placed on an embalming table and
    covered with Natron.
  • Finally, the mummy is ready for bandages and the
    funeral

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5
Learn about Making Egyptian Mummies!!
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How do mummies stay preserved?
Question Slide
  • The drying of the organs and the use of Natron.
  • The bandages keep the body from decaying.
  • The delay in burying the body helps preserve the
    body.
  • A mummys body does not stay preserved.

7
Sorry! You are Wrong!!
Wrong Answer Slide
  • Please review the mummification process before
    ending the slide show!

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8
Good Job! You are Correct!
Correct Answer Slide
  • Mummies bodies stay preserved, because the
    organs are dried, and Natron is used in the body.

Next Slide
9
Bio Page
Bio Page
  • This slide show was created by Sheila Engeltjes
    with the help of http//www.si.umich.edu/chico/mum
    my/ for Education 103
  • Need more information? Email me at
    shlngltj_at_dordt.edu
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Title: Mummies of Ancient Egypt


1
Mummies of Ancient Egypt!
Title Slide
  • A mini-lesson on who are mummies and the process
    of mummification

Next Slide
2
Who are mummies?
Information Slide
  • Mummies are people who have died and their body
    has been preserved. First, the body needs to be
    dried out, so that no water will be able to enter
    the body. The mummy can be so well preserved
    that people can actually tell who the dead body
    is after many years.

Next Slide
3
The Mummification Process
Information Slide
  • The mummification process is a long process that
    takes seventy days to embalm a body
  • First, the body is washed and purified
  • Second, the inner organ needs to be removedthe
    intestines, liver, the stomach and the lungs.
    Next, the organs are individually wrapped and
    placed in canopic jars(pictured displayed at
    the bottom).

Next Slide
4
Mummification process Continued
Information Slide
  • Next, Natron is used during embalming a body
    which dry out the organs and minimize bacteria.
  • The body is placed on an embalming table and
    covered with Natron.
  • Finally, the mummy is ready for bandages and the
    funeral

Next Slide
5
Learn about Making Egyptian Mummies!!
Next Slide
6
How do mummies stay preserved?
Question Slide
  • The drying of the organs and the use of Natron.
  • The bandages keep the body from decaying.
  • The delay in burying the body helps preserve the
    body.
  • A mummys body does not stay preserved.

7
Sorry! You are Wrong!!
Wrong Answer Slide
  • Please review the mummification process before
    ending the slide show!

Click On the Picture
8
Good Job! You are Correct!
Correct Answer Slide
  • Mummies bodies stay preserved, because the
    organs are dried, and Natron is used in the body.

Next Slide
9
Bio Page
Bio Page
  • This slide show was created by Sheila Engeltjes
    with the help of http//www.si.umich.edu/chico/mum
    my/ for Education 103
  • Need more information? Email me at
    shlngltj_at_dordt.edu
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