Ancient Egyptian Mummification

Shifa and Yusuf wrap Arhaam in linen bandages before preparing him for his journey through the underworld with the Book of the Dead.

As part of our history topic, year 5 have been learning how and why Ancient Egyptians mummified their dead. Having learnt gruesome facts such as, the dead person’s brain was removed with a hook through their nose before mummification, the pupils are now prepared to see real mummies at the British Museum during our upcoming trip.