|Egyptian Afterlife, Coffins - mummy masks. Ancient Egypt
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The inside of
the base is painted with a
full-length figure of a goddess.
The lid again shows
Nes-mut-aat-neru's face, wig
and elaborate collar. Here
too the scarab beetle with
outstretched wings hovers
over the mummy. Below the
scarab look for a small scene
showing the deceased
worshipping a god, and a
Finally the mummy and coffins were placed in a
rectangular outermost coffin made primarily out of
sycamore wood. The posts of the coffin are
inscribed with religious texts. On the top of the
coffin sits an alert jackal, probably a reference to
Anubis, the jackal-headed god who was the patron of
embalmers and protector of cemeteries.
These two wooden boxes filled with mud shawabti
figures were found with Nes-mut-aat-neru's elaborate
nested coffins. Shawabti figures were molded in the
shape of a mummified person, and were designed to do
any work that the gods asked the deceased's spirit to
do in the afterworld.
- Exploring Ancient Egypt
Stone Coffin - Sarcophagus
Masks were a very important aspect of Ancient Egyptian burials. In common
with the anthropoid coffin they provided the dead with a face in the
afterlife. In addition they also enabled the spirit to recognize the body.
As well as the famous golden mask of Tutankhamun
and the less well known solid gold mask of Psusennes.
Tjuyu and Yuya - Parents of Queen Tiy - Mother of Akhnaton.
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move on , 13/04:
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I'm using some pictures from this site and I need to cite the sources... could I know who maintains the site? thanks.
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all education, 18/12:
great pictures using 4 a project
I would like to see some more imformation on the coffins and on what the afterlife was said to be like if you could that would really help because i need all the information on afterlife for a asessment. thank -you
tu mama!, 16/09:
okay, this doesnt help me at all.
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Why isn't there stuff on the afterlife and the judge the website would be better with that!
you should really put more about th egyptian mummy masks because i need the information for a school project.
brandons loverr, 07/12:
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i think you guys have a pretty cool website.But i think that it would be a little bit better if you could maby put some more whole pictuers of mummys and sarcaughgfses (sorry but im not a good speller).But other then that i use this web site alot for home work and diffrent art projects. SO i think you guys should try my sigjustion. but good job putting it together!!!!
king kong, 07/11:
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u need more info on masks
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ashleigh , 16/07:
why carnt you have pic of mummies coffins to see how to make them and this is the best website iv ever been on but you people could try a little bit better in prestintation to reader and viewers
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LOL boi , 21/05:
this is awsome stuff thx.]
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Little dude went mad, 16/03:
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You know, it would be really cool, if you could put who originally wrote the site. I found a different site that is word for word and pic for pic like this one.
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hannah montana, 10/12:
this webcite is good because you guys could learn something new. got to go ashely tisdale is calling my name
You guys need more info on the mummy masks.
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hey really cool sight! you gave me new hope i might just get through my project with my annoying partner!
i need more info
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i suggest organizing your information better, it's hard to pin point what your looking for. table of contents is suggested
This is a good site you guys just need some more info n you'll b set
hey, this is a pretty neat website, but you need more info like what time period the coffins were from
hooters numba 2, 22/08:
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It'sw worth mention that parents of queen Tiy were ordenary people not from royal famile and when pharo Emhoteb the third married her he gave them higher jobs and made them fancy tombs like royals
Hello, for Art at school I have to make a 3D room in a box, I've decided to do an Ancient Egyptian Tomb and your sarcophagus picture has been very helpful -I'm modeling my sarcophagus on yours!! Hope you don't mind!
THE Chad, 28/05:
You need to clean up this site. it is a good site with a lot of afterlife infromation but you let redneck losers like bill(below) reack it. thanks for the info!!
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The masks are great but need more information on the porpose of the masks!
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upternoamno (from iceland), 25/04:
I need to know what the maskes are made of and when they where made. Can you belive they even have this websight
Thanks for nothing! I didnt get anything i wanted.
Shane Voshell, 11/04:
I love my Dad's best friend.
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U helped me alot with my hw. Tx
I love the pics but you need a little more info 4 my hw. Tx alot 4 the help!
More pictures and lots more info on the coffins Thanks!
The pictures are cool but need more info on the masks. Thanks
True dat..More Info on the masks..like 2 sentences is gonna help...
tnx 4 the great info
Ty your pics were really useful 4 my hw
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hiya this was a great help but you need some information on the pyramids - please
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What a neat website and pictures! I'm composing a speech on mummies and your website had been a big help. Thanks!