How Much Do You Know About Egyptian Mummies Of The New Kingdom

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How Much Do You Know About Egyptian Mummies Of The New Kingdom

Mummification was a detailed process but maybe not as difficult as you think.


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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Removal of internal organs

    • B. 

      Wrapping the body with linen

    • C. 

      Covering the body with embalming oils

  • 2. 
    Standard practice during the New Kingdom Period was to remove the brain.   How was this done?
    • A. 

      A small incision was made at the base of the neck.

    • B. 

      A very precise cut went from the top of the skull to the bottom

    • C. 

      It was pulled out through the nose

  • 3. 
    King Tut's mummy was found at a great pyramid, constructed during the New Kingdom Period.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      The mummy will be wearing a diadem on its head and a chest plate.

    • B. 

      The mummy's legs will be slightly crossed over one another

    • C. 

      The mummy's arms will be crossed over his/her chest

    • D. 

      The mummy's internal organs will be removed

  • 5. 
    There has never been a certain identification of any mummy as being Queen Nefertiti.    The whereabouts of her mummy remain unknown.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Even the ancient Egyptians had problems with tombs being robbed and looted.   Thisis one of the reasons that the tombs of royalty wee hidden away in the sides of the cliffs during the New Kingdom Period.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Although his mummy has never been identified, who is believed to be the father of King Tut?
    • A. 

      Ramses I

    • B. 

      Amenhotep IV (also known as Akenaten)

    • C. 

      Seti I

  • 8. 
    Mummies were covered in salts that to dry out the body.   But this stage of the process took about two months.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False