Let's Mummify Barbie!  Seriously, this is awesome...they created a traditional mummification based on Egyptian tradition for one of the greatest lessons...ever!

Mummification: Let's Mummify Barbie!

Let's Mummify Barbie! Seriously, this is awesome...they created a traditional mummification based on Egyptian tradition for one of the greatest lessons...ever!

Canopic jars were used by the Ancient Egyptians during the mummification process to store and preserve the viscera of their owner for the afterlife

Canopic jars were used by the Ancient Egyptians during the mummification process to store and preserve the viscera of their owner for the afterlife

Egyptian Canopic Jar featuring Bastet - Bast - and Egyptian Art from 13 Moons!

Egyptian Canopic Jar featuring Bastet - Bast - and Egyptian Art from 13 Moons!

Wish I remembered which grade we learned about Egypt and mummies, b/c that's the grade I want to teach! :)  Getty Museum Video: Mummification Process

Wish I remembered which grade we learned about Egypt and mummies, b/c that's the grade I want to teach! :) Getty Museum Video: Mummification Process

The Mummification Process is always fun to teach, as the kids get really excited about it.  While I find the whole thing rather creepy, the...

The Mummification Process is always fun to teach, as the kids get really excited about it. While I find the whole thing rather creepy, the...

😱 That sounds like "yuck".    There are so many questions about this:  Is modern-day braces based on this?  Was it even effective? - Like how do guts even move teeth?  Or, were the mummified attempting to do something else with the catgut/intestine business?  Or was the wrap only put on when they started the mummification process?  Well, one thing is for sure: our technology has definitely improved and we can  actually guarantee that we move teeth.   We have two systems: either brackets and…

😱 That sounds like "yuck". There are so many questions about this: Is modern-day braces based on this? Was it even effective? - Like how do guts even move teeth? Or, were the mummified attempting to do something else with the catgut/intestine business? Or was the wrap only put on when they started the mummification process? Well, one thing is for sure: our technology has definitely improved and we can actually guarantee that we move teeth. We have two systems: either brackets and…

Even in death, Evita is uncomfortably lifelike. She is effectively a wax figure after the mummification process replaced all water in the body with wax.

Even in death, Evita is uncomfortably lifelike. She is effectively a wax figure after the mummification process replaced all water in the body with wax.

egyptian artifacts | ... Authentic Ancient Egyptian artifacts Anubus canopic jar 1570 - 1085 BC

egyptian artifacts | ... Authentic Ancient Egyptian artifacts Anubus canopic jar 1570 - 1085 BC

Mummification was a very complicated process. The body was first embalmed in order to be prepared for mummification.

Mummification was a very complicated process. The body was first embalmed in order to be prepared for mummification.

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