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Making Mummies
From history.com, produced by History Channel
In this video clip, learn how were mummies made and what scientists weigh in on a surprisingly complex process. (1:28)
July 19, 2012 at 02:51 PM
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Mummies: No-Brainer
From history.com, produced by History Channel
It was once thought that Egyptians used a hook to remove the brain through the nose while embalming bodies. However, it now seems that the brain was never removed and instead remained intact. In this video clip, learn how ancient Egyptians mummified ... [more]
July 19, 2012 at 04:07 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Uncanny Ability to Detect Royal Mummies
From howstuffworks.com, produced by Discovery Channel
Watch in this video clip about determining royal mummies on HowStuffWorks. An expert claims he can determine if a mummy is a royal one or not at first glance. Learn about royal mummy testing in this NOVA segment from PBS. (3:09)
March 15, 2012 at 05:21 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Mummy Unwrapping Parties
From history.com, produced by History Channel
Nobody knows when mummy unwrapping parties first started, but royalty used to throw them quite often. Although mummy unwrapping ultimately went out of fashion, mummies never have. In this video clip, learn more about these unique unwrapping parties. ... [more]
July 19, 2012 at 01:42 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
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Mummy Secrets
From history.com, produced by History Channel
For years, scientists have been trying to figure out how Egyptians mummified their dead. Secrets of the trade were passed down from father to son, allowing the process to remain a closely guarded secret. (1:09)
July 19, 2012 at 02:57 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
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The Case of the Black Mummy
From history.com, produced by History Channel
Until the Black Mummy's discovery, Egyptian mummies were generally thought of as the oldest around. But this 3-year-old boy was embalmed in such a sophisticated manner that researchers believe his people had been perfecting the process for hundreds, ... [more]
July 19, 2012 at 02:38 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
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The Naked Underground: Dead Sea
From history.com, produced by History Channel
In this video clip, Don Wildman takes a closer look at the Dead Sea, and the mysteries behind it. Also get a history of the Dead Sea and how it is a part of ancient Egyptian mummification. (2:38)
July 19, 2012 at 04:14 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
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Decoding Mummies
From history.com, produced by History Channel
In this video clip, learn how archaeological chemist Stephen Buckley found that many of the substances used for mummification were foreign imports. He determined that an ancient trade network once existed, stretching across 4,000 miles. (1:31)
July 19, 2012 at 02:45 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
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Mummy Mania
From history.com, produced by History Channel
When Bram Stoker wrote "Jewel of Seven Stars" in the early 1900s, he described an ancient Egyptian mummy who comes to life and slaughters everyone in sight. In this video clip, learn how his writing sparked mummy madness among the Victorians. (1:11)
July 19, 2012 at 01:47 PM
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Ages: 10 - 14
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Ancient Egyptian Embalmer's Apprentice
From bbc.co.uk, produced by BBC
A BBC produced simulation in which the student becomes a mummy maker.  The animations are basic.  The "ick" factor of removing body parts is sure to appeal to middle school students.
April 1, 2010 at 03:00 PM
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