history steps of mummification

history steps of mummification

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  • Step 1: pour water on the body
  • step 2: use a long hook to pull out the brains through the nostril
  • step 3: cut the left side of the stomach and remove the liver,lungs,intestines and stomach.Do not remove the heart
  • step 4:Cover the internal organs with natron salt for 40 days to absorb all the moisture. Rub the dried organs with oils and wrap them in linen bandages. Place them into canopic jars.
  • step 5:Cover the body with natron salt for 40 days to dry. Then rub the dried skin with palm oils and ointments. Pack the stomach cavity with perfumed linen and sew up the wound
  • step 6:Place a magic charm over the stomach wound and a scarab (beetle-shaped charm) over the heart. Wrap the body with linen dipped in glue. Wrap each part separately. You will need about 370 square metres of linen. Put amulets and charms such as the anhks in with the bandages. The dead person’s soul will need these during its journey to the afterlife.
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