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Greco-Roman mummies show a continued deterioration of embalming methods, but interesting improvements in the wrapping techniques. Craftsmen weaved uniform bandages which allowed embalmers to wrap bodies in elaborate patterns . The most popular was a diagonal pattern that created a series of small squares.

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Examine a single burial site in Central Thailand and learn all that can be gleaned about a person's life, death, and the society in which she lived.

Ancient Egyptians believed that it was important to recognize and worship these gods and goddesses so that life continued smoothly.

 · A brief guide to the ancient Egyptian death and afterlife: mummies gallery at the British Museum, London

In 1975, an esoteric organization by the name of Summum introduced "Modern Mummification", a form of mummification that Summum claims uses modern techniques along with aspects of ancient methods. The service is available for spiritual reasons. Summum considers animals and people to have an essence that continues following the death of the body, and their mummification process is meant to preserve the body as a means to aid the essence as it transitions to a new destination. Summum calls this "transference," and the concept seems to correlate with ancient Egyptian reasons for mummification. Rather than using a dehydration process that is typical of ancient mummies, Summum uses a chemical process that is supposed to maintain the body's natural look. The process includes leaving the body submerged in a tank of preservation fluid for several months. Summum claims its process preserves the body so well that the DNA will remain intact far into the future, leaving open the possibility for cloning should science perfect the technique on humans. According to news stories, Summum has mummified numerous pets such as birds, cats, and dogs. People were mummified early on when Summum developed its process and many have made personal, "pre-need" arrangements. Summum has been included in television programs by National Geographic and the British Broadcasting Corporation, and is also discussed in the book The Scientific Study of Mummies by Arthur C. Aufderheide. The first person to formally undergo Summum's process of modern mummification was its founder who went by the name, Summum Bonum Amen Ra. He died in January 2008. Summum is currently considered to be the only "commercial mummification business" in the world.

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It took me hours to examine the masked baby, even though its legs were missing, so I can only imagine how much time and effort went into making this black mummy.

The Egyptians believed that if the pharaoh's body could be mummified after death the pharaoh would live forever. The tombs were designed to protect the buried Pharaoh's body and his belongings.

Mummification, magic and ritual are investigated through the objects on display in Rooms 62 – 63. These include coffins, mummies, funerary masks, portraits and other items designed to be buried with the deceased. Modern research methods such as x-rays and CT scans are used to examine the mummification process.

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