Mummification in Egypt: Ritual and the Afterlife
In this student activity, learn the process and religious significance of Ancient Egyptian mummification through analysis of objects associated with tombs and funerary rituals.
Big ideas: Why and how did the Ancient Egyptians practice mummification? How does their religion effect their material culture?
Includes artifacts, multiple choice and discussion questions, and opportunities to learn more through a reading-level appropriate article and a webcast. Encourages cross-cultural comparison of Afterlife concepts. Resources for learning more about the subject, through videos and articles, are located at the end of this collection.
Keywords: mummies, mummy, archaeologyRead More »