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3D Facial Reconstruction and Visualization of Ancient Egyptian Mummies... __ follow the reconstruction of an ancient Egyptian mummy from skull to looking alive - photos - From the Università di Pisa -


Ancient Egypt | Egyptian Mummies __ "An illustrated description of mummies in Ancient Egypt, the mummification process, and unwrap a virtual mummy." - illustrated - From -

Ancient Egyptian Animal Cemetery Found __ Egyptians mummified a wide range of animals from baboons to beetles - The photo is of a mummy case for mice - From - BBC -

Cartonnage __ "Cartonnage is a type of cardboard-like material. It was used by the ancient Egyptians in a manner similar to how we would use papier-mâché today." Learn how it was made, what it was used for, and what we are learning from it today. - illustrated - very annoying popups - From Theodore Bernhardt -

Clickable Mummy __ Click on parts of the mummy photo to will find out different things about mummies and mummification - illustrated -




Encyclopedia Smithsonian: Egyptian Mummies __ "The Smithsonian Institute describes how they were preserved and who they might have been, with suggestions for reading more about the subject."  A good overview. - illustrated - From -


Egypt Mummy Pictures: Scans Show Ancient Heart Disease __ A brief article with references as to where you can learn more. - illustrated - from National Geographic -


Egyptian Animal Mummies __ Learn how and why they were made. - illustrated - From -


Egyptian Mummification __ Learn how it was done in this large article. - illustrated - From -


An Egyptian Mummification __ Learn about the making of a modern Egyptian mummy. - illustrated - From -  


Egyptian Mummies __ Information about Egyptian mummies, good introduction for kids. - illustrated - From -


Egyptian Mummies and Mummification __ A comparison between Egyptian and Peruvian mummification. - Illustrated - From - 


Egyptian Mummies at the Mummy Tombs __ Mummy information for all ages. - illustrated - From -


Egyptian mummies- not for children __ "A browse through the mummies in the worlds museums, and Cairo museum's mummy catalog. Includes one Nubian prince (Maiherpri), and one possibly Asiatic mummy, Tiye's father Yuya...."  No narrative, music only. - video -


Egyptian Mummy __ An essay about Egyptian mummies with embedded video. - illustrated - From -



Heart disease found in Egyptian mummies __ Learn about ancient Egyptian heart health and how it is studied. - illustrated - From -


Highlights of Mummies __ Here you will find highlighted information about Egyptian mummies at the Oriental Institute, University of Chicago. - illustrated - From University of Chicago -


Mummies of Ancient Egypt __ A good overview of mummies and mummification which would be good for kids.  There is a minimum of the grusome for the younger set. - illustrated - From -


Mummies - Ancient Egypt for Kids __ Very brief article and many resources. - From -


Mummies - Death and the Afterlife in Ancient Egypt __ A good overview of Egyptian mummies, how and why. - illustrated - From -  

Mummies; Mummies and Disease in Egypt __ While this page goes onto deal with mummies in other parts of the world, it begins with an excellent overview of Egyptian mummies and what they tell us about ancient Egyptian health. - From University of Illinois at Chicago -
Mummies in SA __ Read about the three Egyptian mummies in South Africa and learn how they got there. - photos - From Albany Museum (South Africa) -



Mummification in Ancient Egypt __ "In ancient Egypt, mummification was considered integral to one's afterlife. The mummified body provided a place for a person's ba, or spirit, to return to the body after death." Learn about the process. - illustrated - From Boston Museum of Science -

Mummy at Joseph Moore Museum - Earlham College __ "Ta'an was the daughter of an Egyptian priest. She was about 20 years old when she was buried sometime between 100 BC and 200 AD - about 2000 years ago. The hieroglyphics painted on her box have been translated to be kind of like an obituary. They explain who she was and what her connection with the gods was. The mummy was brought to the musuem by an old Earlham president who had taken a trip to Egypt. All we know is that he bought it from the Government Musuem in Cairo and that the mummy was supposedly found near the Nile River. We took the mummy to Reid Memorial Hospital and had her x-rayed. We then learned that her joints showed little use and she had probably been an invalid for her most of her life." - You can learn more about her and her history plus find out where the other two mummies in Indiana are located. - illustrated - From Waynet Inc. -

View Egyptian Mummies Online! __ Here is a rather detailed and well designed website about mummies from the Theban Royal Mummy Project. You will find an online catalog of Egyptian mummies from the Theban cache tombs. - illustrated -


You Wouldn't Want To Be An Egyptian Mummy! __ A rather hilarious look at how Egyptian mummies were made. - illustrated - From - 


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