Learning Exercise

Virtual Mummy: Unwrapping a Mummy by Mouse Click

The site permits visitors to unwrap a virtual mummy. Viewers can choose procedure, reconstruction, or Quicktime Movies.
Course: Western Civilization
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This site allows visitors to unwrap a virtual mummy. Viewers can choose Procedure, Reconstruction, or Quicktime Movies. see more

Exercise

Instructions: Once on the website, CLICK English under Version on Right side. Type Virtual Mummy in the SEARCH box. CLICK the first item: Virtual Mummy: Unwrapping a Mummy by Mouse Click. CLICK both Making of and Movies. Use information in paper for Death and Burial in Egypt.
Additional Information: none.

Technical Notes

Note the software needed to play the movie.

Requirements

None.

Topics

Western Civilization
Ancient Egypt

Learning Objectives

To acquaint students with the art of mummification as developed in Ancient Egypt.
To acquaint students with one important aspect of Egyptian burial traditions.