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Why were human bodies mummified?

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they were mummified so there bodies could be reserved for the after life. they could be preserved so during the afterlife they could look healthy. The bodies could be preserved for many many years!

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ye if you live in Ancient Egypt You need to buy a time machine from cash converters Your bodies has to be preserved in some way in order to be mummified, or it'll just rot away.



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