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Mummification

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Overview

Ancient Egyptians wanted to avoid that the bodies of dead people in their coffins decayed, meaning that the bodies gradually fell apart. Therefore they came up with a process called mummification that prevented the bodies to decay.

To understand how the mummification process works, you can carry out this experiment and mummy an apple.

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Subject: Archaeology

Description: Play the role of archaeologist as you explore a pyramid model and the treasures buried within. After using hieroglyphics to decipher the secret to unl (more)

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Subject: Archaeology Kit: Egyptian Pyramid

Description: Play the role of archaeologist as you explore this pyramid model and the treasures buried within. After using hieroglyphics to decipher the secret to (more)

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Experiment Statistics

Category: Geology
Created by: Mike
Added: September 23, 2009
| Number of views: 9426
| Number of times started: 141
| Number of ratings: 10
| Average rating: (3.60)

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