How to Mummify a Body

By Cohen and Sam

Method








1. Wash and shave the body



2. Put a long hook up the nose and twist to break up the brain



3. Turn the body over so the brain flows into a bowl



4. Cut a slit in the side of the body to remove all the organs except the heart



5. Place the intestines, liver, lungs and stomach into 4 canopic jars



6. Cover the body in salt (natron) for 40 days



7. Wash the body and stuff the cavities with resin soaked-linen



8. Make the body look nice by applying make-up and a wig



9. Use perfume oil to make the body smell nice



10. Brush pine resin over the body to preserve it



11. Cover the wound in the side of the body with a Wadjet Amulet



12. Wrap the body in linen bandages, inserting amulets into the bandages as you go



13. Place a gold vulture amulet at the throat of the body



14. Fit a mask to the body



15. Label the body with the name in hieroglyphs



16. Place the body into the inner casket



17. Add a copy of the book of the dead into the casket



18. Seal the casket: