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. Over time, the morticians created different types of mummies: the black mummies, the red the bandaged mummies and those with a layer of mud (MomiasChinchorro, 2009). For knowing some different kind of mummy,
.). For making the mummy, it could be any Egyptian who was able to afford to pay expensive process of preserving their bodies for the afterlife since the process flow was quite elaborate. In current society, scientists have known what materials and processes the Egyptians used to mummify bodies (Patricia, 1992). By researching the mummy, it can be found that there were different types of mummy had been created as well.
Furthermore, there was another tradition that can be found that when Set threw the coffin in which holds the body of Osiris into the river Nile, which caused the appearance of the tradition that dead body had to be soaked into the river Nile before wrapped the dead body.

. They would need all the things they had used then they were alive, therefore their families would put those things in their graves (Barrow, 2012). It was the function of mummy, which is also the essentialist reason that wealth would love to make the mummy for their dead relative. Based on such traditional thought, the elaborate process of making mummy had been created to satisfy the tradition of wealthy. Moreover, Egyptians paid vast amounts of money to have their bodies properly preserved, and also to burry with their belongings, including furniture, toys, food and clothes. Egyptians who were poor were only buried in the sand whilst the rich ones were buried in a tomb (ibid.). Therefore, the size of tomb and scale of mummy could be the most important sign of presenting the wealth of…...

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