Egyptian Burial Rituals

Title: Egyptian Burial Rituals
Category: /History/World History
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Egyptian Burial Rituals
Egyptian Burial Rituals The earliest ancient Egyptians buried their dead in small pits in the desert. The heat and dryness of the sand dehydrated the bodies quickly, creating lifelike and natural mummies. Later, the ancient Egyptians began burying their dead in coffins to protect them from wild animals in the desert. However, they realized that bodies placed in coffins decayed when they were not exposed to the hot, dry sand of the desert. Over many …showed first 75 words of 509 total…
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…showed last 75 words of 509 total…parts of the body like the Egyptians to keep from smell and decay. Also we mourn for our dead and give them proper burial cites. Unlike Egyptians, we do not mummify our bodies our build pyramids for the important people of our time. We do believe that our deceased will have afterlife but unlike them we believe that only the souls of our bodies will reach afterlife not the whole bodies like in their case

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