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A Step by Step guide to Egyptian Mummification
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Sarcophagus of a Priest

The mummy case is in the form of a mummified man and entirely covered with hieroglyphs and complicated decorations. The crossing red braces denote a priest. Inside the decorations show a series of gods.

The mummy case was found in Thebes (now Luxor)  and dates from c.1070-945 BCE.  It is made from wood, plaster and paint.

Image: © Harrogate Borough Council, Museums and Arts Service