2nd July 2017

Our attendance this week was 98.3% so we were able to collect another attendance voucher.

Mummification process: We ordered and explained images taken when we worked with Mr Adby so that we could think through the stages of the mummification process used by the ancient Egyptians. We then compared our sequence with those put forward by others.

To begin with, we consulted Dr Hawass at the Cairo Museum and picked up the idea of using date wine as a method of cleaning and preserving the body. Next, we watched a film clip that caused some debate about its accuracy. You can see it too so that you can judge how plausible you think it is.

This week, our handshakes total was 3.