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LI: To write instructions for how to mummify a body. What happened when a Pharaoh died?. When a pharaoh died, the body was preserved by people called embalmers. Embalmers took the body to the Beautiful House- the name of where they worked.

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What happened when a pharaoh died
What happened when a Pharaoh died?

  • When a pharaoh died, the body was preserved by people called embalmers.

  • Embalmers took the body to the Beautiful House- the name of where they worked.

  • They removed some of the inner parts of the body first. The organs were taken out and stored in special containers called canopic jars.

  • The heart was left in the body however, so that it could be weighed in the afterlife.


  • Then they rubbed the body with special ointments and wrapped it tightly with bandages.

  • When a body had been treated in this way it was called a mummy.

  • The mummy was put in a coffin. The coffin was the same shape as the body, and had a carved , painted face on it.

  • A funeral was held by a Priest in the temple.


  • The coffin was then taken to the pharaoh’s tomb. it tightly with bandages.

  • The pharaoh was buried with all their possessions, for use on the journey to the next world.

  • The Egyptians believed that mummification preserved the body of the deceased and ensured their survival forever.


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