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Mummification

Beliefs

The Ancient Egyptians were Mummified to honour the wrapping that Goddess Isis undertook to mummify her husband, God Osiris.

In the Legend of Osiris, Act Six, the Goddess Isis, with the help of her brother God Anubis and her sister Goddess Nephthys, collect the pieces of Osiris’ scattered remains.

They bind the God Osiris with linen strips and then resurrect him using magic spells. For more details about the Legend of Osiris, click here. 

Human Mummification

The Khat, or physical body, is taken to the Ibu, or place of purification

The Embalmers take over possession of the Khat

They work immediately to cease the decomposition of theKhat by extracting…..

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Art of the Mummies

Why: The Reasons why the Ancient Egyptians used Mummification

Who: The People who did the Embalming and the Deities that helped them

Where: Ibu, The Embalming Area

What: The Tools the Embalmers used

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Animal Mummification

An Egyptian’s Pet could join them in the Afterlife; or that the deceased Animal took on the form of the Deity it represented and could be used by the living or the deceased as an intermediary in their journey through life or…..

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