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[ ] - Select different parts of the body to see details of the mummification process. Includes links to information about famous discoveries.
[ ] - Uncovering details of a mummy from the 2nd century AD, with the help of modern medical imagery, a supercomputer, and an archaeologist. Includes movies and close-up photographs.
[ ] - An illustrated description of the wrapping process, the burial ceremonies, what animals were mummified, and how they are examined today. Animation allows viewers to unwrap and examine a virtual mummy.
[ ] - Information about mummies for readers, writers, and learners of all ages.
[ ] - The Smithsonian Institute describes how they were preserved and who they might have been, with suggestions for reading more about the subject.
[ ] - Provides illustrated explanations about how and why it was done, the ceremonies that were performed, and what sorts of things were included with the body.
Experiment: Make a Fruit Mummy
[ ] - Illustrated step by step instructions for drying out a slice of apple using the same process used to preserve the dead in Ancient Egypt.
How Mummies Were Made
[ ] - Outlines the preparation of a body for mummification, with diagrams of the different stages.
Mummies of Ancient Egypt
[ ] - Explains who they were, and how they were made. Includes photographs and a list of hieroglyphs and their meanings, as well as a dateline and glossary.
[ ] - Interactive features allow the user to learn about how bodies were prepared, examine a mummy and its coffin, and take a journey through the underworld.
[ ] - Unscramble the letters to discover the animals mummified by the Ancient Egyptians.
[ ] - Print this page and find a way through the mummy's wrappings to reach the amulet inside.
Museum of Science: 3D Mummy
[ ] - Interactive illustration of the inside of a mummy, with details from scans and skull Xrays. [Requires Flash]
Ramesses I: The Search for the Lost Pharaoh
[ ] - The Egyptian mummy believed to be that of Ramesses I. A biography of the pharaoh, history of the mummy, the physical evidence supporting its identification, and its repatriation to Egypt in October 2003.
The Royal Theban Mummy Project
[ ] - Presents archeological data about New Kingdom and Third Intermediate Period royal mummies from the Theban cache tombs in an accessible way.
Ti Ameny Net
[ ] - An ancient Egyptian mummy displayed at the Ancient World Gallery. Includes CT scans, x-rays, and analyses.
You Wouldn't Want to be an Egyptian Mummy
[ ] - Web book with interactive graphics outlines the steps involved in making an Egyptian Mummy.
National Geographic News: U.S. Museum to Return Ramses I Mummy to Egypt
[ ] - Story and photographs of a 3,000 year-old mummy, with an explanation of how the body of a pharaoh came to be in a museum in Atlanta, Georgia. (April 30, 2003)
BBC News: Ancient Egyptian animal cemetery found
[ ] - Describes the discovery of the mummified remains of falcons and rodents dating from 300 BC. (January 02, 2001)
Oasis of the Dead
[ ] - Roman-era tombs southwest of Cairo yield scores of gilded mummies. (September 01, 1999)
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