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Dead? Off to the Embalmers!
Everyone who can afford it makes elaborate preparations for preserving the dead body by the complicated processes of embalming and mummification. For this you will need:
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LINEN
Like most ancient Egyptians, you will have saved linen throughout your life to use as mummification bandages.
Introduction
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Organs Removed
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YOUR BODY
Your freshly scrubbed body is required, along with all the necessary priests and their assistants.
PRIEST
You will need a priest to act as chief embalmer. He should wear a mask of Anubis, god of embalming.
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Coffins, etc.
Your Funeral
Eternal Rest?
NATRON SALT
This will be used to dry out your body once the organs have been removed.
CANOPIC JARS
Special containers are need to store your organs
OILS
Perfumes and oils will make your skin smooth and sweet smelling.
TOOLS
Various tools and surgical instruments will be needed to clean out your body and remove certain organs.

Based on the book You Wouldn't Want To Be An Egyptian Mummy!
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