But they left the heart behind because they believed that when the dead person first arrived in the afterlife they would need their heart for a special test.
"Embalming" is the name given to the process of making mummies. If you were very rich you could afford a very fancy embalming
The fanciest mummies of all were the pharaohs
The most famous mummy is Tutankhamun
Animals were mummies too!
The Victorians LOVED mummies
Mummies weren't just Egyptian