Archaeologists have discovered artistic images, written inscriptions, and other artifacts alongside the mummies in Egyptian burial tombs. By studying mummification and other burial customs, we can gain an understanding of what ancient Egyptians believed about death and the afterlife.
Destination Title: Life in Ancient Egypt
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Start at the Life in Ancient Egypt page of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History Web site.
- Scroll down and click on Funerary Customs.
- Read the article, taking notes as you go. Also click on linked terms in the article and read the related articles.
After you have read the information, answer the following questions.