The Mummy Maker

by Vincent on February 5, 2011

How did the ancient Egyptians mummify the dead?

Do you know what bits and pieces were removed from a body before it was mummified?

In this game from the Oriental Institute you learn all about mummification. You even get to scoop the brains out of Seneb’s nose as one of the stages of preparing the body for mummification. Eew!

Click on the image to play:

Still want more mummification fun?

How about a 3D visualisation of a 2300 year old mummy: Medical Visualization: Egyptology in 3D – A revealing high-resolution look at a 2300-year-old mummy

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