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Scientists make modern mummy

How to Make a Modern Mummy the Old Fashioned Way

Scientists make modern mummy
The corpse is laid on a special table that helps drain the fluids from the body

The way mummies were created in ancient Egypt has puzzled scientists for years, but they were able to figure out the process that made human bodies last for thousands of years. And, thanks to a set of photos published by China Daily, I’m able to present you the making of a mummy
Scientists make modern mummy
Scientists remove the organs and the brain

Scientists make modern mummy
The body is buried in a kind of mineral salt

Scientists make modern mummy
The organs are placed in jars filled with balm

Scientists make modern mummy
The mummy’s hand, after being removed from the mineral salt

Scientists make modern mummy
The mummy is being dabbed with spices

Scientists make modern mummy
The mummy is wrapped in cotton sheets

Scientists make modern mummy
Ancient incantations are written on the cotton

Scientists make modern mummy
And voila, here’s your mummy.

And, as the famous show goes, now you know how it’s made.
Scientists make modern mummy
The picture shows how ancient Egyptians make mummies.
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