Mummification was to preserve the eternal life. It was believed that if the mummy is polluted, the soul zmumifikowanej people will not be recognized by the gods, and forever will wander between the living and the dead. This was the worst thing that could happen to man.
The Egyptians mummified their kings and nobles by removing all the human gut, which, when placed in the preservation of ritual vessels called urnami kanopskimi or kanopami, and then empty the inside of the body obey rags, hay. Then smeared body oils and wrapped in bandages. This is formed mummies that have survived to this day.