The Egyptians Guide

Updated: 10/15/2021
The Egyptians Guide

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  • The Egyptian Guide By: Molly Reynolds
  • Mummify
  • Egyptians were mummified to protect their spirits. They wanted to continue their lives after they passed.
  • This mummy right here is going through the process of mummification right now.
  • And they thought if the body got hurt the spirit would get hurt and affect them in the afterlife.
  • Judgement of Osiris
  • The Judgement of Osiris which was named after the god of dead, was believed to focus upon the weighing of the heart of a deceased person.
  • Luca is getting tested on the scale, by putting his heart on the scale.
  • Ammit was a goddess who sat by the scales and ate the people who were deemed unworthy.
  • Ammit had the head of a crocodile, the upper part of the body a lion, and the back part of the body a hippopotamus
  • The Process of Mummifying
  • Ancient Egyptians inserted a hook up into the noses of the deceased to mash up the brain. They carefully took out the lungs and organs.
  • They took the heart on a scale and measured it with a ostrich feather. if the heart ways more than the feather Ammit eats them.
  • Amulets
  • The Egyptians like to have special amulets with them because they believed in the protective and regenerative powers the amulets had.
  • Afterlife?
  • If it passes the scale it gets its heart back into its body, they fill it with salt and put it away then put it away.
  • The Egyptians also used them in both daily life and funerary rites.
  • This is Luca, she is a young Pharaoh who has passed on. She made it threw the Judgement of Osiris, and is now resting in the afterlife.