Embalming and Mummification Rituals of Ancient Egypt

Tomb of Tutankhamen, Egypt --- Scene from Egypt, 1325 B.C. Illustration from circa 1933-1934. --- Image by © The Print Collector/Corbis

So how did Ancient Egyptians actually embalm their dead? Thanks in large part to Herodotus and Diodorus Siculus, we have some great descriptions of what happened to the deceased.

Topics in this Podcast: Egypt, Middle Eastern history, Ancient History, African history, antiquity