Year 5 began their work on the Ancient Egyptians by finding out more about what Ancient Egyptian people believed about the afterlife.
It was very important to ancient Egyptian religious beliefs that the human body was preserved. A method of artificial preservation, called mummification was developed by the ancient Egyptians. Mummification was a complicated and lengthy process which lasted up to 70 days.
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