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how did mummification reflect egyptian beliefs about the afterlife?
a. Egyptians believed in an afterlife in which people need their bodies
b. Egyptians believed that only people who were mummies would live forever
c. Egyptians believed that people did not really die
d. Egyptians believed that mummification prevented death

2 Answer

  • I believe your answer is A. They believed they needed their bodies in the afterlife, and the only way to keep their body around for a long time, was mummification.
    Hope this helps!
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  • Mummification reflects Egyptian beliefs about the afterlife as Egyptians believed in an afterlife in which people need their bodies. Thus the correct answer is A.

    What is mummification?

    The practice of mummification involves intentionally drying out or preserving the body and maintaining the remains after death. According to ancient Egyptians, the soul or spirit resided inside the mummified body. The spirit might be lost if the body was destroyed.

    The insides of the body are removed, washed with wine and spices, and placed in sealed container jars, with the exception of the heart, which was kept to determine if the individual had a good or bad soul.

    The body was wrapped in bandages and stored in a coffin after being covered in natron for 70 days.

    Therefore, in option A, Egyptians believed in an afterlife in which people need their bodies appropriate.

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