How did egyptins gather natron to mummify mummies?
i think it was to preserve the body for a longer time. however im not totally sure.
it is called natron
they just dumped the natron off
It takes all the liquid out of the body so it won't decay
Natron, a salt which dried out the body and ended putrification.
Natron, a type of salt.
Natron was used on mummies.
In ancient Egypt they used this on mummies to dry the skin out.
they just knew it mentally
From dry lake beds.
There is no definite answer, but many believe that mummies were embalmed with natron salts, which is a mixture of different salts and occurs naturally in salt lakes. Fun fact: the chemical symbol for sodium, Na, comes from "natron."
Egyptians used Natron Salt to mummify stuff
The chemical used to embalm (or mummify) a body in ancient Egypt was Natron. It is sodium carbonate mined in the Natron Valley, hence the name, and it pulls the moisture out of a body.
They covered it with natron salt, melted resin, tree sap, and spices.
The Nile river was abundant with natron salt and they would take it from there and use it in the mummifcation process to dry out the body
Boron is the element; it is present in a salt called natron.
linen,sawdust, lichen, beewax, resin, natron, onion, nile mud, linen pads, and frankencence
spices and herbs to make the body smell good and it was covered in natron a salt
because of the Natron that made the whole body black because it sucked all the nutrients out of the Egyptian body
The ancient Egyptians used a chemical called Natron to embalm both the organs and the bodies of mummies. Natron is a naturally occurring salt that is very abundant in Africa, often found in dry lake beds.
A special salt called natron was put in mummys by the enbalmer to help preserve the mummy's body until it moves on to the after-life.
Natron is a form of salt containing mostly sodium carbonate which forms naturally in certain parts of Egypt. Like other salts in solution, if forms crystals as it dries. Natron was the substance used by the Ancient Egyptians to draw the moisture from mummies in order to preserve them. This word is the reason why the chemical symbol for sodium is "Na".
Other than Ancient Eyptians Birds were mummified because they were sacred to the underworld. Then cats, cows, oxan, and camels were mummified any animal they could find or get their hands on. They had used Natron to dry out the body because one day they found an oxan laying in the sun decaying and drying out from sun and Natron. Natron was found bordering the Nile River which many slaves had dug up and worked… Read More
Natron was used as a dessication agent. The body was dried in it for seventy days. http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/mummies/story/page3.html
During the mummification process in ancient Egypt, a body was stuffed with natron, a salt mixture found in nature. This was done after removing several organs and prior to embalming and wrapping the body.
The process is the emablmers dried the body up with a thing called natron and then they put oils,spices and resins on the bodies cavities. What were pitch and tar for they gave the mummies the black appearance
Mummification technology changed over time in ancient Egypt. Experiments carried out on animal corpses at Manchester Museum in the UK in the 1970s demonstrated that the quantity and freshness of natron used had a significant impact on how long a body took to dry out. Using large quantities of fresh (unused) natron dried out a body in 30 to 40 days, but using natron which had previously been used made the drying process much longer… Read More
natron is used to dry the dead body.
Natron, the name of a naturally occurring sodium carbonate compound, was used in the embalming process during the preparation of mummies. Deposits of this mineral were mined from dry lake bottoms in Egypt.
Natron is a salty chemical found near Cairo, Wadi-Natron, and south of Thebes. Egyptians used natron to embalm the body which took 70 days. Embalmers used natron to preserve the dead body and their organs. The bodies were placed in natron and embalmers packed the inside of the body with natron. This was to dry out the body and preserve it for the afterlife. Embalmers may have reused the natron. Ancient Egyptians had to preserve… Read More
natron is found in dry lake beds
Natron salt accomplishes the drying of the dead body.
noun Natron doppeltkohlensaures Natron i think that is right i
Yes they did they would put cotton tape around them then they would put them in a coffin. ======================================= The process of mummification as practiced by the ancient Egyptians involved drying out the corpse using a natural salt called 'natron'. they did this before wrapping them in cotton and placing them in their sarcophagus (coffins)
Natron was used in ancient egypt during the process of mummification. The body's were dried for forty days in natron in order to remove all moisture.
The first mummifications of Human or animal remains were not invented, but part of a natural process of dehydration, whether through cold exposure (such as in high mountains) or heat (such as in deserts). The most famous mummies are those from Egypt, of course, where desert heat and natron were used along with bitumen to preserve remains. Other well-known mummies are those in South-America and certain parts of Asia. Japan once had a series of… Read More
Natron is a mixture of sodium carbonate decahydrate and around 17% sodium bicarbonate with small amounts of sodium chloride and sodium sulfate. Natron is naturally occurring.
Natron, salt, or resin were typically used. The ancient Egyptians were pretty advanced when it came to preserving their dead. To embalm the organs they typically removed and cleaned them, coated them with resin, wrapped them in cloth, and put them in jars.
Natron is white to colorless when pure, varying to gray or yellow with impurities. Natron deposits occur naturally as a part of saline lake beds in arid environments.
The body would traditonaly be covered in natron for 40 days before being uncovered and soaked in oils and resin.
Soda Ash and Cubic-Saltpeter are the chemicals found in Natron.
Natron crystals were used so the body didn't rot.
natron is made of baking soda and salt , in fact it was used for the mummification process
This is a list of the main things which were used in a mummification process: Chaff and Straw. This was used to stuff the mummy after the organs were removed and put into canopic jars. Natron. Natron is a special form of dry salt which is supposed to dry the body and preserve it. Sharp-bladed knife was used to cut the stomach and to remove the brain and organs. Linean bandages were use last to… Read More
natron is a salt that can preserve a body by relaesing all the moisture in it... Na2CO3·10(H2O)
Natron was meant to absorb moisture without drying the body out.
Natron is a mixture of sodium carbonate and sodium bicarbonate.
They preserved mummies by taking out the insides and disposing the brain and then they cover the body with natron so that the body can dry out quicker and then they rub the body with spiritual oils . Next the make a mask for it that has the eyes part open and the mouth so that they can breathe and see in the afterlife.Then they rap the body and put it in the tomb with… Read More
natron presirves the body and is only found in dessert lakes. natron is a big part in mummification because the body needs to be small to wrap. -isaiah Williams Stanley middle school.
Lake Natron is an alkali endorheic salt lake of tectonic origin present in northern Tanzania.