Modern Mummification

Symbol of Ra

and Transference

Mummification around the World

Mummification was a much more common practice than many people realize.

Throughout history, mummification was practiced in various degrees by cultures all around the world. Click/tap on an area on the map to see examples of mummification in that geographical area.

World Map

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