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Iron Hook

Iron Hook Ancient Places and/or Civilizations Medicine Social Studies Visual Arts

One of the tools used by Egyptian mummy specialists (to turn a body into a mummy) was a hook.  This image depicts one of those hooks which was used to remove organs (including the brain) from the body.

To understand the removal process, check-out NOVA's site on "Mummies 101."


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Image online, courtesy Wikimedia Commons.

 

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